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The Best Hiking in Nashville

Looking for the best hiking 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 hiking spots in and near Nashville

  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Shelby Bottoms East Loop Trail

    7.93 mi / 259 ft gain
    Shelby Bottoms East Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Nashville, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Two Rivers Greenway Trail

    14.74 mi / 666 ft gain
    Two Rivers Greenway Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Nashville, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Stones River Greenway from Heartland

    4.82 mi / 233 ft gain
    Stones River Greenway from Heartland is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Nashville, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Hike the Trails at Fontanel

    2.0
    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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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    YMCA Greenway

    1.95 mi / 79 ft gain
    YMCA Greenway is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Nashville, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    South Cove Trail

    2.91 mi / 476 ft gain
    South Cove Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Brentwood, Tennessee.
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  • Oak Hill, Tennessee

    Lake and Ganier Ridge Trail Loop

    4.17 mi / 712 ft gain
    Lake and Ganier Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Brentwood, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Warner Woods Trail

    2.81 mi / 453 ft gain
    Warner Woods Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Nashville, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Radnor Lake and South Cove Loop

    3.6 mi / 440 ft gain
    Radnor Lake and South Cove Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Brentwood, Tennessee.
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  • Oak Hill, Tennessee

    Radnor Lake Trail Loop

    3.99 mi / 505 ft gain
    Radnor Lake Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Brentwood, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    South Cove Trail Loop

    2.53 mi / 459 ft gain
    South Cove Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Brentwood, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Percy Warner Paved Trail

    5.94 mi / 768 ft gain
    Percy Warner Paved Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Nashville, Tennessee.
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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

    Radnor Lake Ganier Ridge Trail

    2.73 mi / 541 ft gain
    Radnor Lake Ganier Ridge Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Brentwood, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Stones River Greenway of Nashville Trail

    5.62 mi / 184 ft gain
    Stones River Greenway of Nashville Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Nashville, Tennessee.
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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Hike the Mossy Ridge Trail

    4.8
    4.5 mi
    trail run. You can add extra milage to this hike by creating a loop with the Cane Connector Trail. The trailhead is located behind the kiosk in the parking area. Keep right at the T-junction, following the red blazes.
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