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Bluff Overlook Trail

Kingston Springs, Tennessee

based on 9 reviews



0.48 miles

Elevation Gain

49 ft

Route Type



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.

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Short, easy hike but the views are amazing.

My review is on the fact that Bailey, the person who published this article, refused to just give simple directions. I am not from here, so I really needed directions, which she wouldn't give unless I made an account. After making an account, I still couldn't get directions (or even just a simple address). I drove an hour to the wrong place and have now wasted several hours out of my day because Bailey couldn't just post the damn directions for people to see. Very frustrating.

When you look out over the river valley it is easy to forget you’re just a few miles from downtown Nashville.

Great short hike with beautiful views.

Short little hike with great views! Watch for snakes though, as usual. ūüė¨

I would definitely recommend this for fall time so you can see all the different colors of the trees. Very beautiful though and steep climb. I had my dog with me and I had to pick her up a few times to get her on the rocks but the view was definitely worth it.

One of my favorite easy go-to for a quick sunrise spot. So peaceful and easy to do. I also love to take friends to hangout for a sunset spot and then stop in town at the square at that awesome pizza joint. Solid hiking spot!

You dont have to far to get to anything really. And theres lots of caves you can find, me and my younger brother explored through one cave for like 15 minutes and then crawled our way back for another 15 minutes

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

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