Columbia, TN Birding Trails and Maps

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440 Greenway

1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Alta Lake Greenway

0.7 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Brookmeade Greenway

0.4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail

6.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Gravel

Cumberland River Greenway

7.58 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Harpeth River Greenway

5.75 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Mill Creek Greenway (TN)

3 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Peeler Park Greenway

1.9 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Richard Martin Trail

10.2 mi
State: AL
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Richland Creek Greenway

5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Seven Mile Creek Greenway

0.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Shelby Bottoms Greenway

6.4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Sand, Woodchips

Stones River Greenway

9.8 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Whites Creek Greenway

1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The first phase of the 440 Greenway is 1.25 miles of paved trail linking two parks and providing a safe connection to neighborhoods previously divided by I-440 and I-40. The trail parallels I-440...
TN 1 mi Asphalt
Alta Lake Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices, recreation...
TN 0.7 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
Brookmeade Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 0.4 mi Asphalt
Whether you're after a picnic, a leisurely stroll or a brisk bike ride, the 6.5-mile Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail (a.k.a. Ashland City Rail-Trail) will enchant you as it meanders past lively...
TN 6.5 mi Asphalt, Gravel
The Cumberland River Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 7.58 mi Asphalt
Harpeth River Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 5.75 mi Asphalt
Mill Creek Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 3 mi Asphalt
The Murfreesboro's Stones River Greenway System comprises 8.5 miles of linear park trails in the Stones River and Lytle Creek areas. The asphalt trails are 12 feet wide and are paved to allow walking,...
TN 8.5 mi Asphalt
Peeler Park Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 1.9 mi Asphalt
The Richard Martin Trail (a.k.a., Limestone Rail-Trail) is best accessed mid-route from a trailhead in the town of Elkmont, where you'll find parking, good signage, a historic depot (used for...
AL 10.2 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
Richland Creek Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 5 mi Asphalt
Seven Mile Creek Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 0.5 mi Asphalt
Shelby Bottoms Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 6.4 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Sand, Woodchips
Stones River Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 9.8 mi Asphalt
Whites Creek Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices,...
TN 1 mi Asphalt

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Recent Trail Reviews

Stones River Greenway

stones river greenway

March, 2020 by rafoxall

Fantastic

Shelby Bottoms Greenway

Shelby Bottoms Greenway

March, 2020 by rafoxall

Fantastic.

Stones River Greenway

My Favorite In The Area

February, 2020 by eaglesfanintn

This is a great trail. I usually park at the dam and then go as long and as far as I want. You can connect to Shelby Bottoms and make for a pretty long walk/run/bike. I've also continued out of Shelby Park and gone all the way down to Nissan stadium as the road has a bike/pedestrian lane.
There are some hills, a few that are particularly steep, which makes for some strenuous, but not too challenging parts.

Accordion

Stones River Greenway

Nice trail, but somewhat hilly

October, 2019 by stvatandem

Started from the Two Rivers Parkway Trailhead (at the skatepark) and rode to the dam, about 8 miles away. There are a couple of steep hills for you to practice/hone your hill climbing technique. The various bridges that the trail crosses have fairly smooth transitions. Route signs are adequate, but a few more would be helpful.
Although paved, there are some areas where the asphalt has cracks/puckers from tree roots. Much of the trail is shaded by overhanging trees, which keep things cool during the day; but also a bit too cool as the sun goes down.
Overall, its a good trail.

Murfreesboro's Stones River Greenway System

Nice trail along Stone Creek. Historical Civil War Area. Great kiosk telling of history.

September, 2019 by rkjacobson

Nice trail along Stone Creek. Historical Civil War Area. Great kiosk telling of history.

Stones River Greenway

Beautiful Ride

September, 2019 by philipking

Really enjoyed the variety of scenery along this ride.

Murfreesboro's Stones River Greenway System

Great Ride Along River

September, 2019 by philipking

This is a great ride with much of it along the river. Can also connect to the ride through Stones River National Battlefield.

Stones River Greenway

Hills!

September, 2019 by markmoore006_tl

Awesome path especially if you love hills. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because it could stand to have restrooms and water more often. There it one at the beginning, one at 3 miles if you want to count Kohl's, and a nasty port-o-potty at Two Rivers around mile 8(?). After that there is a restroom at Shelby Bottoms a few more miles away.

Shelby Bottoms Greenway

Nice trail that connects with downtown

May, 2019 by normanbowers

Flat smooth shaded trail along the river. Trail ends at Shelby Park, but you can take the delineated trail along the river side of Davidson Street downtown via the pedestrian bridge over the river. Unless there is a game consider riding around Titans stadium. There is no drinking water along the trail.

Consider parking at Two Rivers Park where this trail meets the Stones River Greenway. 2320 Two Rivers Parkway, Nashville.

Murfreesboro's Stones River Greenway System

Nice trail for a small city

May, 2019 by normanbowers

Nice shaded trail along Stone River with historical and environmental stops along the way. A number of restroom and drinking fountains at trail heads, which are usually in parks. A lot nicer trail than I was expecting in a small town.

I would suggest parking at Old Fort Park 1028 Golf Ln, Murfreesboro, and biking both ways. The signs are a little confusing, but one trail takes you downtown the other along the river.

Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail

Regular Rider

May, 2019 by jharch

I ride this trail on a regular basis. It is quiet and mostly shaded. The asphalt paving can be rough in some areas due to tree roots growing under the paving but overall it is not a problem. Quite a bit of traffic at times, both walkers and cyclist. Lots of wildlife and some really nice views of the river.

Murfreesboro's Stones River Greenway System

Surprise Trail Stop

April, 2019 by heochief

My wife and I stopped at this trail on our travels to Florida. We stopped at this trail to get a quick ride in. We found the trail to be a great trail that offered many splendid views in a urban and country setting. The trail is flat and wider than typical. This was a gorgeous spring day and the trail was heavily traveled but well spaced with the traffic. The trail seems to be used as a connector trail. The trail is flat and very smooth paved asphalt. Great trail we will be back and use the trail for a moment to get out of the car. The trail is relatively close to the interstate.

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