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Radnor Lake State Park

#16 of 253 things to do in Nashville Features Animals
1160 Otter Creek Rd, Nashville, TN 37220-1700
+1 615-373-3467
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Reviewed 13 July 2016
clara r
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Nashville, Tennessee
A Hike with Wildlife!

It is a pleasant natural trail park. It has multiple difficulty trail levels. The park has an... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Thayanne D
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Radnor Lake State Park is a 1,332-acre park and is protected as a Class II Natural Area. It is unique due to the abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities, environmental education programs, hiking opportunities and its location in an urban area. The park is day-use only and the more than six miles of trail are strictly used for hiking, photography and wildlife observation. Pets, jogging and bicycles are only allowed on the Otter Creek Road trail. The Lake Trail is accessible to people with all-terrain wheelchairs. The park is perfect for nature enthusiasts to observe owls, herons and water fowl as well as many species of amphibians, reptiles and mammals such as mink and otter. Hundreds of species of wildflowers, mosses, fungi, ferns and other plants as well as trees, shrubs and vines add to the natural ecological diversity of the area. Several ranger-led programs are planned throughout the year including canoe floats, wildflower walks, astronomy night hikes, nature hikes, programs on snakes, off-trail land acquisition hikes and birds of prey.
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1160 Otter Creek Rd, Nashville, TN 37220-1700
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

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Thank clara r
Reviewed 11 July 2016

It is a pleasant natural trail park. It has multiple difficulty trail levels. The park has an indoor facility that includes a restroom with a small room showing a brief synopsis of the wildlife, landscape, and how the surrounding community began. During the hike, we...More

Thank Thayanne D
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Having spent a lot of time driving to Nashville we thought it would be nice to go for a walk somewhere. This park was just what we wanted. A nice little welcome center, friendly rangers and a lovely lake. There are several trails all well...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 July 2016

There are no signs leading to Radnor Lake State Park, you have to know its there and put it into Google Maps to get there. But once you are there, its a treat. Just as advertised there are deer browsing about, turkeys, turtles in great...More

Thank WCO6Girl
Reviewed 6 July 2016

great place to go to get some exercise. it is easy to get to, has two entrances and has different levels of trail. signs are easy to follow and keep your eye out for all kinds of wildlife. Get there early as parking is limited...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stayed at an Airbnb house about 5 minutes from Radnor Lake State Park. We chose this as a location for family portraits, which worked well. We returned to the park the next day to hike the trails. Nice trails. Good scenery.

1  Thank JK_SATX
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Ultra popular with folks in the neighborhood. Parking can be impossible at times, it gets so crowded. Come early. A great place to see barred owls if you get in early enough.

Thank David M. S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Whether you are strolling along for the views or the wildlife Radnor lake is a lovely place for a relaxing time with the family. Take a day to chill here for sure when you visit Nashville.

1  Thank Cheryll C
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We were here with the kids, 4,5,8 and was fun to walk around on the trails. Lots of turtles and other wildlife roaming around. Great park just south of Nashville. Beautiful location wish we had a canoe to just disappear.

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 27 June 2016

beautiful natural area, parking is almost impossible on weekends, but great for easy walks more challenging hikes. if you love serene, peaceful urban oases, do visit.

1  Thank MizBarron
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Kasey L
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Response from Brucelj1 | Reviewed this property |
No access which is a shame I would love to kayak there!
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jwrDuluth
28 December 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so.
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jwrDuluth
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Not that i'm aware of
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