Hike the Bluff Overlook Trail

Tennessee Harpeth River State Park

Added by Bailey Robbins

Nashville has a lot to offer, but natural overlooks are hard to come by. If you're looking for a quiet place with a beautiful view, this 30-minute drive outside of the city is exactly what you need.

From the parking lot, walk up the same road the direction you entered. Just a little up the hill to the left, you will see the trailhead for the Bluff Overlook. It's only about a 0.25 mile hike, but the initial walk up the hill is steep. Once you reach the top, there are several points to sit and look out over the river as it flows through miles of Tennessee farmland and hills.

Pack List

  • Small backpack
  • Camera
  • Book
  • Blanket
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Hiking, Photography

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Year Round

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0.6 Miles



Easy Parking

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6 months ago

Amazing View For Short Walk

Check out this spot on the way out of Nashville. Easy to find, great trail and beautiful view.

6 months ago

Added by Bailey Robbins

Wandering newspaper editor, ESL teacher and radio producer.

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