The Best Backpacking in Nashville

Looking for the best backpacking in Nashville? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Nashville. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Nashville

  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Hike and Camp on the Volunteer Trail

    4.0
    11 mi
    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 (t...
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  • Burns, Tennessee

    Backcountry Camp at the Wildcat Shelter

    2.8 mi
    Start this adventure by retrieving your backcountry camping permit from the park office. There is no option to reserve a campsite online, so give the staff a call and they'll have it ready upon your arrival. From the office, turn left as if you're exiting the park. Before exiting, turn right into...
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  • Burns, Tennessee

    Wildcat to Montgomery Bell and Creech Hollow Trails

    7.66 mi / 1115 ft gain
    Wildcat to Montgomery Bell and Creech Hollow Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Burns, Tennessee.
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  • Burns, Tennessee

    Montgomery Bell Trail

    10.42 mi / 1168 ft gain
    Montgomery Bell Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Burns, Tennessee.
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