Outdoor Adventures in Nashville

Nashville has lots of wonderful places to enjoy the outdoors. Parks, playscapes, natural areas and more – I’m sure there are great places to explore near you.
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Outdoor Fun Centers

These outdoor fun centers have several options for go kart racing,
mini-golf, driving ranges, batting cages and more outdoor recreational sports.

•  Cedar Creek Sports Center (Mt Juliet)

•  JellyStone Park (Opry Mills area)

•  Go USA Fun Park (Murfreesboro)

•  Topgolf (Downtown Nashville)

Parks & Playgrounds

There are more than a hundred playgrounds scattered through Middle Tennessee. If you live in Davidson county, find one nearby on this HUGE list of parks in Nashville. For those in surrounding counties, there are lots of options on this list of parks and playgrounds in Middle Tennessee. Get more details on the parks we’ve visited included pictures and a list of amenities in the articles below.

• Charlie Daniels Park (Mt Juliet)

• Fannie Mae Dees/Dragon Park (Nashville)

• Cumberland Park (Nashville)

• Nashville Zoo (Nashville)

• Memorial Park (Hendersonville)

• Rose Park (Edgehill)

• Reservoir Park (Edgehill)

• Moss Wright Park (Goodlettsville)

• Sanders Ferry Park (Hendersonville)

• Veteran’s Park (Hendersonville)

• Hermitage Park (Hermitage)

• Crockett Park (Brentwood)

• Old Fort Park (Murfreesboro)

• East Park (East Nashville)

• The Fountains at Gateway Park (Murfreesboro)

• Gateway Island (Murfreesboro)

• Granny White Park (Nashville)

• Nat Caldwell Park (Gallatin)

Farms, Orchards & Agriculture

•Lucky Ladd Farm (Murfreesboro)

• Juro Stables – Horse Riding (Mt Juliet)

• Honeysuckle Hill Farm (Springfield)

• Tojo Creek Gourd Farm (Lebanon)

• Circle S Farm (berry picking) (Lebanon)

• Pratt’s Orchard (peach and apple picking) (Lebanon)

Museums & Gardens

Nashville has some amazing gardens to explore, historic homes to visit, and outdoor museums that are great destinations when the weather is warm.

• The Hermitage (Hermitage)

• Traveller’s Rest Plantation and Museum (Nashville)

• Cheekwood (Belle Meade)

• Fort Nashborough (Downtown)

• The Parthenon (Nashville)

• Rock Castle (Hendersonville)

• Oaklands Historic House Museum (Murfreesboro)

• Belle Meade Plantation (Belle Meade)

• Stones River Battlefield (Murfreesboro)

• Nashville Zoo (Nashville)

• Discovery Center & Murfree Spring Wetland (Murfreesboro)

• Carnton Plantation (Franklin)

• Fontanel (Whites Creek)

Other Outdoor Adventures

 • Nashville Music City Star – Commuter Train (Wilson Co. to Downtown)

 • Cumberland River Cruises (Mt Juliet/Gallatin)

• LP Field & the Tennessee Titans (Downtown)

• Become a Junior Ranger at a State or National Park

• Go Plane Spotting – Find a place to watch airplanes

• Pokemon Go in Nashville

• Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center (Smyrna)

• Stardust Drive-In (Watertown)

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