We are fortunate to live in a city where nature is easily accessible without having to travel too far. Our parks offer ample hiking choices, so we rounded up a list of the best trails to get in touch with the great outdoors in our own backyard.
Visitors flock to Radnor Lake to see its namesake, so not surprisingly, the Lake Trail is a highly trafficked route.
Rated as moderate, Ganier Ridge is the most challenging trail inside Radnor Lake State Park.
Clocking in at four and a half miles and rated as moderate, Mossy Ridge is a favorite among trail runners and those seeking a lengthier hike in the Metro Nashville area.
The two and a half mile loop trail is rated as moderate and traverses some of the most remote portions of Percy Warner Park.
The longest trail in Edwin Warner Park covers part of the original Natchez Trace and crosses an old rock quarry.
Totaling four and a half miles and rated as easy, the Day Loop trail located in Long Hunter State Park is a popular hike that follows Percy Priest Lake.
Clocking in at 11 miles roundtrip, the moderate Volunteer Trail is the longest trek in Long Hunter State Park.
The moderate two mile Henry Hollow loop trail follows the creekside through the southwest corner of Beaman Park.
The longest trail in Beaman Park is a moderate out and back path that totals a little over four miles.