Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Nashville area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee map area

Nashville, Tennessee

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Crockett Park Trail

Cumberland River Greenway

Edwin Warner Park

Franklin Greenway

Harper River Greenway

Hartman Park Path

Hendersonville Greenway

Lee Victory Recreation Park Trail

Little Harpeth River Greenway

Mill Creek Greenway

Mullins Park Loop

Peller Park Greenway

Providence Greenway

Radnor Lake Trail

Sharp Springs Trail

Shelby Bottoms Greenway

Smyrna Neighborhood Trail

Stones River Greenway

Tower Park Trail

Whites Creek Greenway



Nashville is located in Davidson County in North Central Tennessee. The city is situated along the Cumberland River, is home to the Grand Ole Opry and is the state capital.

There are over 80 miles of paved and unpaved recreational trails in Davidson County which include multi-use greenway trails and trails within the local parks.

Cumberland River Greenway

The Cumberland River Greenway is a 7-mile long system of paved pathways along the Cumberland River through the heart of Nashville. The trails span from Ted Rhodes Golf Course to the Ascend Amphitheater.

The western end of the Cumberland River Greenway is located along Ed Temple Boulevard at a tenth of a mile north of Buchanan Street. From this location, the trail wraps around the edge of the Ted Rhodes Golf Course and heads west to the natural area along the Cumberland River. The trail then follows the river around a huge bend and ends up in the Downtown Nashville area. In the downtown area the trail follows the river, going through Riverside Park, goes past the Ascend Amphitheater and stops at Middleton Street.

Also in the downtown area, trail users can cross the Cumberland River on the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge and cross over to the Nissan Stadium and Cumberland Park.

Shelby Bottoms Greenway & Stones River Greenway

The Shelby Bottoms Greenway and the Stones River Greenway are located on the east side of the Nashville area. The two trail systems connect to form a continuous paved pathway that extends over 11.5 miles. These are trails that are located away from traffic and travel through woodlands and local parks.

The Shelby Bottoms Greenway starts near the Shelby Park Community Center on S. 20th Street. The trail goes through Shelby Park and the past Shelby Bottoms Nature Center and Greenway. From this location, the trail heads to the north and travels through miles of woodlands and natural areas adjacent to the Cumberland River.

To connect to the Stones River Greenway, there is a pedestrian bridge that crosses the Cumberland River and takes trail users to the other bank near the intersection of Briley Parkway and 2 Rivers Parkway.

The Stones River Greenway heads to the east going past 2 Rivers Park and McGavock High School. The trail continues and goes through woodlands and meadows. There is an underpass for crossing Lebanon Pike. Heading south, the trail travels through the natural areas alongside the Stones River. The trail crosses under Interstate 40 at stops at the base of the dam for Percy Priest Lake. There is a large parking area at this location. This end of the Stones River Greeway can be reached from Bell Road off of Stewarts Ferry Pike.

Harpeth River Greenway

The Harpeth River Greenway is a 6.5-mile long paved pathway located on the southwest side of the Nashville area. The trail follows the meandering Harpeth River through residential areas and past local parks. The far western portion of trail runs parrallel to Morton Mill Road. At Old Harding Pike the trail heads away from roadways and travels through the woods and natural areas adjacent to the river. The trail goes past the Bellevue Sports Athletic Fields, Ensworth High School and Edwin Warner Park.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Tennessee

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Tennessee.

Many additional recreational trails are displayed on the maps for the cities within Tennessee.