Radnor Lake State Park, Nashville

4.7
#4 of 15 in Parks in Nashville
Get in touch with nature at Radnor Lake State Park, an extensive green space within the city limits. Stop by the park's visitor center and view its array of exhibits and interpretive displays which elaborate on the natural and human history of the area, its cultural significance, and its animal residents. Afterward, hit the trail and wander through the network of unpaved pathways crisscrossing and circling the lake's forested surroundings, totaling nearly 10 km (6 mi). Keep your eyes peeled for some of the native animals, including muskrats, coyotes, river otters, and owls. Put Radnor Lake State Park into our Nashville trip maker tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Nice trail around edge of lake, beautiful views I went in fall , it was gorgeous as colors were really vivid. Had a nice stroll, met some nice people along the way, a few others but not crowded. I wil...  more »
  • We generally go here when my mother and father are in town. It's sort of set in a residential area but it's so peaceful and quiet to leisurely walk around the beautiful lake.  more »
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  • Lovely park, with good views of the water. Parking can be tricky if it's busy. Paved, gravel and dirt trails. Pets technically aren't allowed, but I will admit to having taken my dogs before (always cleaning up after them) and didn't have any problems
  • Great park not far away from the city. Super easy to get to with nice paths around the lake. A park that spends its money well on upkeep and beautification
  • Really nice park with some really good trails. We did the entire loop which was a little over 4 miles. Saw lots of wild life including deer and what looked to be a falcon perched on a tree. I would definitely go back to this park
  • It's like a big forest in the middle of metro Nashville. Impressive feat. All there really is to do is hike and look at critters but having access to this if you live in urban Nashville is really great. And best of all it's free! But they definitely need more parking. If the parking lot is full the rangers will just make you wait in a line for an open spot.
  • Radnor is a beautiful park with some awesome trails to hike. There is an old road that is stroller and jogger friendly and the other trails that traverse around the lake views and wind around the rocky hilltops. Great views of nature, wildlife and even the occasional celebrity are available year round.

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