Gallatin, Tennessee

Top Spots in and near Gallatin

  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Hike the Day Loop at Long Hunter State Park

    4.9
    4 mi
    Park at the Bakers Grove Area and take the newly wood chipped wood chip trail into the forest. Cross a small bridge, snake through a rock garden, and pass a sign indicating you are hiking the Day Loop Trail.There will be orange and white blazes. The orange blazes are for the Day Loop and the whit...
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Volunteer Trail

    4.0
    11.03 mi / 1070 ft gain
    Starting at the Bakers Grove Area parking lot, start hiking on the lovely wood chipped trail. The Volunteer Trail and Day Loop share this first section of the trail. In about .5 miles you will reach a sign and a junction on the trail. Follow the whites blazes on The Volunteer Trail to the right ...
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  • Lebanon, Tennessee

    Hike the Hidden Springs Trail

    3.5
    4.5 mi
    This trail is a prime spot for anyone who wants to get a simple, but enjoyable walk in the woods. It's very well marked, flat, and can be enjoyed in any weather. Also, it is very dog friendly- Jolene loved it!Starting at the Trailhead across from the parking lot you may go right or left and follo...
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Hike the Trails at Fontanel

    3.5
    2.5 mi / 229 ft gain
    The trailhead is located across from the Woods at Fontanel Music Venue, with the trail leading up and over the ridge behind the Fontanel Mansion and back down by the Woods at Fontanel VIP seating area. Keep in mind that the trails also connect to a mile of paved Metro Parks Greenway for foot and ...
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  • Springfield, Tennessee

    Run the Springfield Greenway

    5.0
    3 mi / 20 ft gain
    The scenic Springfield Greenway meanders along a lush tree-lined creek in northern Springfield, just a half hour north of Nashville. The pathway is paved, flat and smooth, making for easy walking or riding, and has only one street crossing.Parks at either end (Garner Street Park on the west side ...
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Hike around Radnor Lake

    4.0
    2.6 mi
    If you want a break from the city, take an early morning hike around Radnor Lake. Start this quiet trek by arriving at sunrise to snag a parking spot at the East Parking Lot. Walk down Otter Creek Road until you see the Lake Trail on the right. From there, enjoy a 1.4 mile scenic hike through the...
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Mossy Ridge Trail

    4.6
    4.5 mi / 781 ft gain
    The Mossy Ridge Trail offers scenic views of small waterfalls along this 4.5-mile hike in Percy Warner Park. If you're looking for a little longer hike (add 2 miles), you can start at the Nature Center and use the connector trails to join the main loop. This loop is dog friendly on-leash.
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  • Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    Explore Stones River National Battlefield

    3.3 mi / 85 ft gain
    On the last day of 1862 one of the bloodiest conflicts in the American Civil War started. By the time the Battle of Stones River ended on 2 January 1863 each side had suffered the highest percentage of casualties. For many reasons this was one of the major battles of the Civil War. The Battlefiel...
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  • Bowling Green, Kentucky

    Visit Lost River Cave

    4.5
    1.1 mi / 110 ft gain
    In the last 200 years, Lost River Cave has been used as a site for mills, a camp for Civil War soldiers, and a nightclub. Its history goes back many years before that—thousands in fact. Prehistoric nomadic Native American tribes used the cave for shelter and water as they hunted this valley. The ...
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  • Adams, Tennessee

    Port Royal State Historic Park

    0.5 mi
    The town of Port Royal was established in 1797, one year after Tennessee became a state. This was a major port for flat boats transporting of tobacco and other goods. The Red River was the life blood of the entire region.  Today, the park encompassing 30 acres, preserves and provides recreation ...
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  • Kingston Springs, Tennessee

    Narrows of the Harpeth

    4.6
    1 mi / 148 ft gain
    The Harpeth River State Park has a handful of good trails to hike at the park. One of those trails includes the Bluff Overlook trail. That post can be read here. There are two trails leading to the tunnel waterfall. One is the tunnel trail that's connected to the Bluff Overlook trail. It is only ...
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  • Kingston Springs, Tennessee

    Bluff Overlook Trail

    4.5
    0.48 mi / 49 ft gain
    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...
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  • Franklin, Tennessee

    Timberland Park Nature Trail

    4.0
    1.07 mi / 118 ft gain
    Timberland Park Nature Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Fairview, Tennessee.
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  • Smithville, Tennessee

    Hike to Carmac Falls

    5.0
    1 mi / 90 ft gain
    It is important to note that Carmac Falls is located on the private property of Evins Mill, a resort and special event venue that hosts weddings, conferences and other contractually exclusive events. As such, one must be a guest of the resort in order to access its property and enjoy its trails, ...
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  • Thompson's Station, Tennessee

    Stephen's Way Trail

    1.94 mi / 377 ft gain
    Stephen's Way Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Thompson's Station, Tennessee.
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  • Clarksville, Tennessee

    Explore Dunbar Cave State Park

    5.0
    0.5 mi / 16 ft gain
    Dunbar Cave is located 60 minutes northwest of Nashville in Clarksville, TN. Dunbar Cave is the most prominent of several caves located in this designated natural area. In the entrance of the cave, square dances, radio shows, and big band era concerts were once held. Archeologists have found that...
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Camping and Lodging in Gallatin

Nat Caldwell Park
Gallatin, Tennessee

Nat Caldwell Park

Laguardo
Lebanon, Tennessee

Laguardo

Avondale
Hendersonville, Tennessee

Avondale

Cages Bend
Gallatin, Tennessee

Cages Bend

Lone Branch
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

Lone Branch

Cedar Creek (Tn)
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

Cedar Creek (Tn)

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