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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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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 17:00

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Beautiful Hiking Trails

Well maintained, paved foot path around part of lake, several hiking trails from easy and moderate. Small visitors center with friendly staff. No picnic areas, no dogs and jogging... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well maintained, paved foot path around part of lake, several hiking trails from easy and moderate. Small visitors center with friendly staff. No picnic areas, no dogs and jogging on trails kept this review from a 5.

Thank Roadtrippin42
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although it was hard to get a parking space because the weather was beautiful it was well worth it. Love stopping here when we are in Nashville.

Thank Marilyn B
Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to access, well kept trails and variable levels of hiking are all part of the Radnor experience. Only complaint is the lack of parking in the evenings or weekends

Thank Smbosworth640
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Radnor Lake is a State Natural Area that consists of trails that wonder around a lake and through the hills. Great hiking. Try the Garner Ridge and Lake Trail which is about 3.0 miles total. If you go on a Saturday go early because of limited parking. The only drawback to Radnor is the parking during busy times. Give it... More 

Thank G4flyfish
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked here on Black Friday instead of shopping. The fall foliage was gorgeous and the trails are very well maintained. The only problem was the very, very limited parking. Get there early or you have to wait in line until a space opens up. Loved this park!

Thank honase
Des Plaines, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the longer hike up the hills! We went on a gorgeous day in early November. The line to enter was surprisingly long, I've never had to wait to park at a park before. The park rangers were on hand with radios though to assist all the cars. I think some people parked outside of the entrance, at a nearby... More 

Thank happycat0822
Jonesville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice trails through the woods. Quiet and tranquil escape from the city. Lots of wildlife, including an owl, deer, turtles. Beautiful views of the lake, little waterfalls, and bluffs.

Pompano Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well, just moved here to Nashville and had some time on my hands thought I would check out the local parks. I went here, parked, went to the entrance, greeted with a sign that said: No running No Drinking No Eating No Dogs No Jogging I think I have a picture of it somewhere, it was hysterical. It was like... More 

Thank Brucelj1
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I have been going here since I was in high school and it has changed drastically over the years. For those who live in the city, this is a convenient place to get out in nature. The trails around the lake are an easy hike and handicapped accessible. It is a popular place for new moms with exercise strollers, local... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Radnor lake has some nice trails and good scenery. The trail around the lake is paved and not too hilly. The ridge top trail is a nice hike. Parking is sometimes limited and not easy to find.

1 Thank luv2travel61586

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