Whether you are training for a marathon or just looking for a nice place to take a leisurely walk with the family, Middle Tennessee offers lots of greenways and walking trails perfect for training or taking a stroll.
Bookmark our handy list of options in five Middle Tennessee counties. Each trail has a map, distance to travel and details about the trail surface. Happy exploring!
Alta Lake Greenway – (Map) 0.7 miles
Bells Bend Park – (Map) 7.4 miles
Brookmeade Greenway – (Map) 0.4 miles
Cumberland River Greenway – (Map) 9 miles
Harpeth River Greenway – (Map) 4.2 miles
Harpeth River (Riverwalk) – (Map) 1.7 miles
Mill Creek Greenway – Antioch & Ezell Park – (Map) 3.1 miles
Old Hickory Dam Greenway – (Map) 1.5 miles
Peeler Park – (Map) 1.9 miles
Richland Creek Greenway – (Map) 3.8 miles
Shelby Park – (Map) 6.4 miles
Stones River Greenway – (Map) 10.2 miles
Beaman Park – (Map) 5 miles
Cane Ridge Park – (Map) 1 mile
Cedar Hill Park – (Map) 0.5 miles
Centennial Park – (Map) 2.3 miles
Edwin Warner Park – (Map) 8 miles
Ellington Agricultural Center – (Map) 1.2 miles
Ft Negley Park – (Map) 0.5 miles
Long Hunter State Park – (Map) 18.2 miles
Peeler Park – (Map) 1 mile
Percy Warner Park – (Map) 8 miles
Radnor Lake State Natural Area – (Map) 6 miles
Shelby Park – (Map) 6 miles
*map locations may not be exact beginning of trailhead for each greenway*
The Greenway is a scenic three-mile hike and bike trail that connects J. Travis Price Park and Garner Street Park along Sulphur Fork Creek, and winds through the Historic Preservation District and The Square.
White House, TN has a 3.5 mile greenway for running, walking, biking or roller blading. The greenway has 4 trailheads.
- Highway 31 (Map)
- Highway 31 (2nd trailhead) (Map)
- White House High School (Map)
- White House Municipal Park (Map)
Ridgetop Station Park (Map) 1/3 mile walking trail
Pioneer Park (Map) walking trail
The Murfreesboro Greenway system is a great place to walk, skate, ride bikes or run. There are lots of scenic natural areas on many of these routes.
All trail distances are calculated from the Smyrna Town Centre Trailhead (Map)
Download a map of trails, trailheads and distances at this link.
Greenway Map at this link.
The Hendersonville Greenway system is a work in progress. Many of the trails listed below can be linked together (although you may need to cross a busy street.)
Cherokee Road – .34 miles
Ellis Midde School – .55 miles
Memorial Park Greenway – .53 miles
Drakes Creek Park – .74 miles
Drakes Creek Park Loop – 1.1 miles
Indian Lake West – .92 miles
Indian Lake East – .90 miles
Drakes Creek Island Loop – .70 miles
The city of Gallatin currently has 7 tracks in their greenway system. View map and trailheads at this link.
Bledsoe Creek State Park (Map) – Several trails. Six miles total. One is paved.
Richland Park (Map) 1.15 mile track
Meadowbrook Park (Map) .46 mile track
Westmoreland Community Park (Map) .25 mile track
The city of Brentwood has 9 trails.
Crockett Park (Map) – 1.4 miles and 2.4 miles
Tower Park (Map) – 2.2 miles
Split Log Road (Map) – 5.5 miles
Smith Park (Map) – 1.4 miles
River Park (Map) – 2.4 miles
Brentwood Library (Map) – 1.2 miles
Ravenwood (Map) – 10.8 miles
Trailhead map for these trails can be accessed using this link.
The city of Franklin currently has 8 trails/greenways.
Pinkerton Park (Map) – 1 mile paved
Winstead Hill (Map) – 3/4 mile paved
Eastern Flank Battle Park (Map) – 2 mile concrete
Aspen Grove Park (Map) – 1.3 miles paved
Jim Warren Park (Map) – 1 1/4 miles paved
The Park at Harlinsdale Farm (Map) – 1 1/4 mile – 4 mile natural turf
Nissan Trail (Map) – 2.3 miles concrete
Liberty Park (Map) – 1/2 mile loop and wooded trails
Don Fox Community Park (Map) 3.5 mile trail
Cedars of Lebanon State Park (Map) 4 trails – 8 miles total
Rachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)