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Radnor Lake State Park

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Address: 1160 Otter Creek Road, Nashville, TN 37220
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+1 615-373-3467
06:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful but beware of snakes.

A friend and I walked there last weekend. Everything was great until (what i think is large) snake trying to eat a squirrel fell out of the tree in front of us. It freaked us out... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I walked there last weekend. Everything was great until (what i think is large) snake trying to eat a squirrel fell out of the tree in front of us. It freaked us out and we ran lol.

Thank 507shaundas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We came about 1.5 hours before sunset and had plenty of time to walk around the lake. This is just a nice walk. This is not what I would consider a hike. The path is wide and smooth enough there were several there with strollers. You can escape the main path a little by a couple of trails that branch... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were looking for something active to do in Nashville besides walking to another Honky Tonk, and found Radnor Lake State Park on TA. About a 15-20 minute drive from downtown. Opens early, closes at sunset. There is a visitor center on arrival where there are maps as well as park workers to help you out. The trails range anywhere... More 

Thank Jake K
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Great hidden park that has multiple hiking trails fit for all levels of hikers. Usually, you see some type of animal while hiking the trails. Very pretty.

Thank Butch E
Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our plan was to do a little trail walking and take a break from a busy Nashville visit, and there’s nothing like nature to bring you back to your quiet place. When we pulled into the parking lot, it was small and full and the place looked packed! Just as we decided to go somewhere else, a spot opened and... More 

2 Thank BradandStacy41
Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We arrived about 1.5 hours before dark. Had time to walk around the lake and explore a bit. Lovely park with lake. Trails in excellent condition. Quiet and clean. Thanks Nashville for keeping this all natural!

1 Thank Debbie H
Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Radnor Lake is nestled between Franklin Road and Granny White Pike in Nashville, TN which if you know anything about these two roads and areas, means, it's a hidden gem that you could easily drive right by and never know. Radnor Lake is a beautiful 1,332-acre state park, originally constructed in 1914 by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad as a... More 

1 Thank sherrybluemoonluck
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for a walk. Around a beautiful Lake. Somehow they get numerous groups to volunteer with trails and clean up, so very clean.

Thank David W
Crowley, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a popular place to walk. There is a information center with restrooms, A/C and soft drinks. The trails are easy to medium for walking and the shade is wonderful. The views of the lake are outstanding. Worth your time if you like to walk.

1 Thank davidy394
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I am a resident of Nashville so I go here often. It has some great hiking trails for a variety of hikers. There are paved paths and some pretty steep trails. You can see deer, turtles, a variety of birds including some pretty ferocious wild turkeys. Very crowded on weekends. Nice thing is that picnicking is not permitted so there... More 

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