Bowie Nature Park

 Fairview, TN.  5 miles plus, easy.   This beautiful city park is a 700 acre wonderland of native trees, lakes and valleys.  Within the park there are 17 miles of winding trails which move the traveler through several eco-systems, including wetlands, grasslands, pine forest, hardwood forest and bottomland. The terrain is mostly level with a few slight rises and […]

Ellington Agricultural Center

Nashville, TN. 4 miles, Easy.  We will walk the trails and paved roads of the grounds of the Ag Center.  There is much to see at this often overlooked “park” in the midst of our city.  Perhaps the horses that metro police stable here will be out in the pasture.  There always seems to be something in bloom and […]

Volunteer Trail

Long Hunter State Park, Mt. Juliet, TN.  - 5.5 miles - One Way - Moderate - The longest trail at Long Hunter follows the shore of Percy Priest Lake for most of its run and leads to a pair of primitive backcountry camping sites. Various species of shorebirds, ducks and geese are heard and seen frequently along this […]

Natchez Trace Parkway/Devil’s Backbone SNA, Burns Branch Trail and Jackson Falls.

Devil's Backbone is a 950-acre natural area in Lewis County. Devil's Backbone offers a visitor the opportunity for a quiet hike adjacent the Natchez Trace Parkway. The trail follows the ridges of Tennessee's Highland Rim and drops down along a creek into a hollow and back again along the ridge. The approximately three mile trail […]

Ashland City Bicentennial Greenway/Trail–Eagle Pass Section

Ashland City TN. 5+ miles. Easy.  We will hike the Eagle Pass section of the Bicentennial Trail to the Cheatham Dam Campground and back.  This section is unpaved and has wonderful views of the Cumberland River.  Along the way we will look for signs of some very early wildflowers, like bloodroot, hepatica, spring beauty, and harbinger of spring.  When […]

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