Whether you're seeking a short jaunt to get some fresh air or opting for an extended trek through the woods, Nashville offers ample choices to take in scenic settings. We've pulled together a list of paved greenways that will undoubtedly leave you breathless (in more than one way)!
Flanked by the river, this three-mile, one-way trail runs through an industrial part of the city.
Running from the east bank of the Pedestrian Bridge until it connects with the end of the MetroCenter Levee Greenway, the trail offers a scenic view of downtown.
At a lengthy seven and a half miles, the Harpeth River Greenway follows both the Little Harpeth and Harpeth rivers.
This just under two mile stretch of paved trails begins in Lenox Village and meanders alongside Mill Creek.
Not surprisingly, the dam is the focal point of this one and a half-mile one-way paved trail.
Located in Madison, you'll find four miles of paved trails that traverse rolling farmland while following the Cumberland River.
A popular option with runners in the Sylvan Park neighborhood, the four-mile paved Richland Creek Greenway loops around McCabe Golf Course.
This beauty is located right next to Shelby Park, and is the perfect path to hit the road on 2 (or 4) wheels.
Clocking in at 10.2 miles of paved trails, the Stones River Greenway is one of the longest in the metro area.