Tennessee Walking Trails and Maps

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Length
Surfaces
Type

440 Greenway

1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Alta Lake Greenway

0.7 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Bearden Village Greenway

2.7 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Betsy Ligon Park & Walking Trail

2 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Big River Crossing

1 mi
State: AR, TN
Concrete, Metal

Brian Brown Memorial Greenway

1.1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Brookmeade Greenway

0.4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Cavet Station Greenway

0.95 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Clarksville Greenway

6.1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway

4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail

6.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Gravel

Cumberland River Greenway

7.58 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Cumberland Riverwalk

0.8 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Dresden Green Rail Trail

1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Emory Valley Greenway

2.1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Erwin Linear Trail

4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Eureka Trail

4.6 mi
State: TN
Gravel

Guild-Hardy Trail

5 mi
State: TN
Gravel

Harpeth River Greenway

5.75 mi
State: TN
Asphalt
Accordion

James White Greenway

1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Jean Teague Greenway

2.1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Kingsport Greenbelt

8 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Knoxville City Greenways

30 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Laurel Creek Trail

3 mi
State: TN
Gravel

Maryland Farms Greenway Trail

1 mi
State: TN
Concrete

Maryville-Alcoa Greenway

9 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Melton Lake Greenway

5.7 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Middlebrook Greenway

0.74 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Mill Creek Greenway (TN)

3 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Morningside Greenway

1.3 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Mountain Goat Trail

7.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Neyland Greenway

3 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

North Chicamauga Creek Greenway

2.6 mi
State: TN
Dirt, Grass, Gravel

Old Hickory Dam Greenway

0.9 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Peeler Park Greenway

1.9 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Richland Creek Greenway

5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Riverbluff Walkway

1.2 mi
State: TN
Boardwalk, Concrete

Riverwalk Greenway (Pigeon Forge)

4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Sequoyah Greenway

2.7 mi
State: TN
Crushed Stone

Seven Mile Creek Greenway

0.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Shelby Bottoms Greenway

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

Shelby Farms Greenline

10.6 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

South Carthage Rail Trail

2 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

South Chickamauga Creek Greenway

10.3 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Gravel

Springfield Greenway

3 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Stones River Greenway

10 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Ten Mile Creek Greenway

1.9 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

4.73 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Third Creek Greenway

2.74 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Town Creek Greenway

2.15 mi
State: TN
Concrete

Townsend Historical Trail

9 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Tweetsie Trail

10 mi
State: TN
Crushed Stone

Upland Trail

0.6 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

V&E Greenline

1.7 mi
State: TN
Ballast, Dirt, Grass

Veterans Boulevard Greenway

4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Volkswagen Drive Sidepath

1.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Weisgarber Greenway

0.95 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Wes Davis Greenway (Bristol)

0.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

White House Greenway

3.6 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Whites Creek Greenway

1 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Will Skelton Greenway

3.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Wolf River Greenway

12.4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

Wolftever Creek Greenway

2.9 mi
State: TN
Concrete
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
From Third Creek Greenway Park, the Bearden Village Greenway extends west along Sutherland Ave., terminating a little after Westward Ave. Though short, the trail does have some significant...
TN 2.7 mi Asphalt
The Betsy Ligon Park and Walking Trail is the crown jewel of Erin, Tennessee, and its namesake will tell you that it has become a far greater community asset than ever expected. At the trail's opening...
TN 2 mi Asphalt
Big River Crossing, which officially opened on October 22, 2016, connects downtown Memphis, Tennessee, with West Memphis in Arkansas along the north side of the Harahan Bridge. Spanning 4,973 feet,...
AR, TN 1 mi Concrete, Metal
The Brian Brown Memorial Greenway—named for a local trail advocate whose untimely death while biking on a busy road emphasized the need for trails in the area—runs for a little more than a mile on the...
TN 1.1 mi Asphalt
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
Cavet Station Greenway is a roughly mile-long non-motorized trail in Knoxville, Tennesee. The trail is open to users ranging from walkers and joggers to cyclists and rollerbladers.  Start on Broome...
TN 0.95 mi Asphalt
The Chattanooga Riverwalk, also known as the Tennessee Riverpark, will ultimately stretch 22 miles from downtown Chattanooga near the Tennessee Aquarium to the TVA Dam and out to Moccasin Bend...
TN 16.1 mi Concrete
The 6.1-mile Clarksville Greenway follows an abandoned rail bed on the outskirts of Clarksville north of town. The greenway meanders along a creek through a route canopied with large trees. The...
TN 6.1 mi Asphalt
The Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway weaves through the northern part of Cleveland, Tenn., from Willow Street to Mohawk Drive. The path follows Mouse Creek and includes three pedestrian bridges over...
TN 4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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
Cumberland Riverwalk follows the picturesque east bank of its namesake river for just shy of a mile in downtown Clarksville. It begins just west of the Two Rivers Mall Shopping Center and continues...
TN 0.8 mi Asphalt
The Dresden Green Rail Trail sits on a converted railbed cutting through the center of Dresden, in northwest Tennessee. The trail starts just east of the site of an old railroad bridge that went over...
TN 1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Emory Valley Greenway is a paved path in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The trail is open for walking, biking and other non-motorized uses. Much of the trail exists as a sidepath paralleling Emory Valley...
TN 2.1 mi Asphalt
The Erwin Linear Trail (a.k.a. the Erwin Greenway) parallels I-26 along North Indian Creek and Nolichucky waterways for 4 miles. The trail is paved and mostly flat, coursing through the Cherokee...
TN 4 mi Asphalt
The Eureka Trail begins in the southeast Tennessee city of Athens, about midway between Chattanooga and Knoxville (about an hour's drive from either). Gardens, benches, and other amenities can be...
TN 4.6 mi Gravel
The Guild-Hardy Trail is a beautiful excursion on southern Tennessee's Lookout Mountain, only a few minutes from Chattanooga and the state's border with Georgia. It follows the route of the former...
TN 5 mi Gravel
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
Accordion
The Holston River Greenway is one of many in Knoxville's greenway system scattered throughout the city. This 2-mile greenway is in Holston River Park and traverses through oak and beech forest,...
TN 2 mi Asphalt
This one-mile link in Knoxville chain of greenways sits on the banks of the Tennessee River. The greenway starts at the Gov. Ned McWherter/Riverside Landing Park, which sits in the shadow of the James...
TN 1 mi Asphalt
The Trail starts on Broome Rd. and heads south parallel to N Gallaher View Road for 0.2 miles. A left turn takes you onto E Walker Springs Ln. where the trail sticks close to the road before peeling...
TN 2.1 mi Asphalt
The Kingsport Greenbelt runs 8 miles along the Holston River and Reedy Creek through the city of Kingsport. It is touted as both a historic and fitness trail, passing by Civil War sites, historic...
TN 8 mi Asphalt
The city of Knoxville has an extensive and growing system of greenways, including the Holston River Greeway. The greenways follow natural water courses, traverse open spaces and parklands, and link...
TN 30 mi Asphalt
The Laurel Creek Trail takes travelers into the Cherokee National Forest in Johnson County. There is no shortage of scenery in this wildlife rich-haven, where rushing waters slice through serene...
TN 3 mi Gravel
The Maryland Farms Greenway Trail occupies the green buffer between commercial and residential subdivisons of Brentwood, Tennessee. The trail runs from behind the YMCA to Powell Park about a mile...
TN 1 mi Concrete
The 9-mile Maryville-Alcoa Greenway connects Springbrook Park in Alcoa with the Bicentennial Greenbelt and Sandy Springs Park in Maryville. The greenway starts near the swimming pool in Alcoa's...
TN 9 mi Asphalt
The Melton Lake Greenway is an 11-mile out-and-back trail on the Clinch River and its reservoir, Melton Hill Lake. The trail begins by tracing the forested northern perimeter of Haw Ridge Park. This...
TN 5.7 mi Asphalt
This short segment of the Knoxville Greenway system runs parallel to Middlebrook Pike (SR 169). As one heads west, the landscape transitions from commercial/industrial to residential. At Liberty, the...
TN 0.74 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
This paved greenway begins at the heart of Morningside Park. The quiet neighborhood trail takes a shaded route through the park, with fitness stations placed at intervals alongside it, before emerging...
TN 1.3 mi Asphalt
Two segments of the Mountain Goat Trail are complete. The first links Sewanee and Monteagle in Grundy County with a paved pathway stretching nearly five miles. The route parallels busy Highway 41,...
TN 7.5 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
Across the First Creek Bridge from the James White Greenway is the Neyland Greenway. This paved, multiuse trail travels west along Knoxville’s industrial riverfront. There are several at-grade...
TN 3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The North Chicamauga Creek Greenway is located in the North Chicamauga Creek Conservancy. The trail follows the path of the Chicamauga Creek and is mostly a mix of paved and gravel trail, but there...
TN 2.6 mi Dirt, Grass, Gravel
Old Hickory Dam 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 0.9 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
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
The Riverbluff Walkway offers scenic views of the Mississippi River as it traverses the edge of downtown Memphis. The trail is built on top of the Chickasaw Bluff, which has been put to good use by...
TN 1.2 mi Boardwalk, Concrete
Riverwalk Greenway is a beautiful multiuse trail in the resort town of Pigeon Forge in east Tennessee. While the town is better known for its tourist attractions (it's home to Dollyworld, a Dolly...
TN 4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Sequoyah Greenway sits right on the median of the scenic Cherokee Boulevard through Knoxville’s grandest neighborhoods, allowing pedestrians to safely enjoy the boulevard’s stately beauty. It’s...
TN 2.7 mi Crushed Stone
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
The first phase of the Shelby Farms Greenline opened in 2010 and helped inspire a new culture of biking and walking in Memphis. About 200,000 people now use the Greenline each year. As of June 2016,...
TN 10.6 mi Asphalt
The South Carthage Rail Trail begins at the Smith County Agricultural Center and makes its way north toward downtown along Old Highway 53. It follows the former Carthage Branch of the Tennessee...
TN 2 mi Asphalt
The South Chickamauga Creek Greenway offers 9 miles of trail alongside the wooded Chickamauga Creek through eastern Chattanooga and the community of East Ridge. The path winds through a mix of...
TN 10.3 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Gravel
The scenic Springfield Greenway meanders along a lush tree-lined creek in northern Springfield, just a half hour north of Nashville. The pathway is paved, flat and smooth, making for easy walking or...
TN 3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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 10 mi Asphalt
Unlike its name, the Ten Mile Creek Greenway only stretches about 1.9 miles, but the meandering asphalt path is still popular with joggers, cyclists, dog-walkers and rollerbladers of all...
TN 1.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail, a rails-with-trail project, is envisioned to run 19 miles alongside refurbished railroad tracks from Cookeville to Monterey, Tennessee.  As of Oct. 2016, a...
TN 4.73 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Third Creek Greenway is a paved pedestrian and bike path in West Knoxville that mostly lies within a wooded riparian corridor. The trail happens to connect to three other trails: Bearden Village...
TN 2.74 mi Asphalt
Gallatin's Town Creek Greenway runs through downtown and connects to the Farmer's Market on one end and Triple Creek Park on the other. The paved trail accommodates both pedestrians and cyclists,...
TN 2.15 mi Concrete
Townsend is a gateway community to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The small town, however, has its own charms, including this beautiful hike-and-bike trail. The Townsend Historical Trail...
TN 9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Nestled into the recreational playground of northeastern Tennessee, a homespun pathway connects two charming towns in the Appalachian foothills. The Tweetsie Trail links Johnson City, home to East...
TN 10 mi Crushed Stone
Although short, the Upland Trail in downtown Clarksville features three interesting bridges. The first, at its northern end, connects it to the Cumberland Riverwalk, a beautiful and lively waterfront...
TN 0.6 mi Asphalt
It has been said that it takes a village to build a rail-trail. In the case of the 1.7-mile V&E Greenline, the village in question is the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood. Banding together in the...
TN 1.7 mi Ballast, Dirt, Grass
This dedicated off-street pathway runs parallel to Veterans Boulevard connecting Sevierville to Pigeon Forge. The trail heads south to Goldrush Road, across from the Dolllyworld Splash Country. It is...
TN 4 mi Asphalt
The Volkswagen Drive Sidepath is a paved path that travels on the campus of the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant. The one and a half mile trail passes several parking lots as well as the Amazon...
TN 1.5 mi Asphalt
The Weisgarber Greenway basically mirrors the alignment of the road by the same name for about a mile, beginning the intersection of old Weisberger Rd. and Papermill Rd. north to Middlebrook Pike (SR...
TN 0.95 mi Asphalt
The Wes Davis Greenway follows a portion of abandoned rail line that once ran from Bluff City, TN, to Mendota, VA. The greenway crosses Beaver Creek at two points. This linear park features the...
TN 0.5 mi Asphalt
White House Greenway is located in the city of the same name, which lies 25 miles north of Nashville, and touches two counties: Sumner and Robertson. The paved pathway begins in the central part of...
TN 3.6 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
Will Skelton Greenway is 3.5 miles of adventure just miles from Downtown Knoxville. Beginning at Island Home Park, the greenway stretches east along the banks of the Tennessee River, treating users to...
TN 3.5 mi Asphalt
The developing Wolf River Greenway will one day span 36 miles, connecting downtown Memphis, the north-central neighborhoods of the city, Shelby Farms, and the cities of Germantown and...
TN 12.4 mi Asphalt
The Wolftever Creek Greenway is a sparkling gem in the city of Collegedale. Construction began in 1998, and as of 2011, more than 4 miles of greenway, part of which is along a railroad right-of-way,...
TN 2.9 mi Concrete

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Recent Trail Reviews

Tweetsie Trail

First 4m is Pretty but that’s it

October, 2021 by enlehman76

We are visitors in Asheville and have been trying out different Greenway bike trails over the past week and decided to drive to TN to try this one. The crushed gravel is very fine so isn’t too difficult to ride on with a road bike. The first 4 miles are pretty but after that it runs parallel to a very busy street full of truckers and much traffic and goes by strip malls, many street crossings, etc.. We turned around about 3/4 way into the ride as the street was so unpleasant to ride next to. Was nice to experience it but wouldn’t make the drive to go back. The Thermal Belt Trail in NC was nicer than this for a longer Greenway that’s more scenic. We met some locals there who said there’s a really pretty paved greenway in Kingston TN but we didn’t get a chance to try that one out.

Springfield Greenway

beautiful peaceful easy ride !

October, 2021 by cheyenne.smith.lmt

My husband and I chose this greenway ( Springfield) to try yesterday in celebration of our wedding anniversary ¿¿¿¿. We are new to Trail Link and this is our second trail. It was perfect ! Weather gorgeous doesn’t hurt .¿Some adorable dogs with their people walking and a couple of other cyclists but not crowded at all. Will go back!

Riverwalk Greenway (Pigeon Forge)

no bike riding today

October, 2021 by eggznham

Started from patriot park, crossed street to start trail through a neighborhood, rode .5 of a mile and unable to continue due to closed crossing and construction for water pipes. Hopefully will open soon but we will not be here.

Accordion

Riverwalk Greenway (Pigeon Forge)

Bridge closed across canal, closed after .5 miles through neighborhood.

October, 2021 by eggznham

No bike riding here!

Murfreesboro's Stones River Greenway System

great trail

September, 2021 by tommymcdonald1

The trail is very nice, mostly flat with great scenery.

Stones River Greenway

smooth ride

September, 2021 by gary.heissler

We started at the dam and rode until the “end” which was beyond what the trail map showed (about 11 miles). The various trail signs said the trail name was “music city trail” which was somewhat confusing. Anyway the trail was all asphalt and smooth…very few bumps along the way! Great ride!

Riverwalk Greenway (Pigeon Forge)

construction!

September, 2021 by don.metcalf

Construction at Patriot Park. Curtails almost half of the loop around the park.

Townsend Historical Trail

Nice Ride

September, 2021 by s.brazil

Actual ride length as measured by Fitbit app GPS is 10.89 miles Note the high side path is a bit up and down While the low side is frustrating for the driveway ramps along 80% of the route

Richland Creek Greenway

so beautiful!

September, 2021 by kps4nzfv9n

this path is awesome- it curves around a golf course, there are creeks you can play in, there’s pretty bridges. Great for anyone- kids, dogs, walkers, runners, cyclists. Loved this greenway! Doesn’t feel like you’re in Nashville- so much lush nature.

Melton Lake Greenway

Beautiful water views

August, 2021 by rickschmidt0325

Nice paved trail. More than enough hills for this Floridian!

Harpeth River Greenway

East Side of Trail

August, 2021 by margaret.anne0222

We parked across the street from the driving range and took a left onto the trail. We found the far East side of the trail quite disappointing. You walk alongside a busy road most of the time and when you think you’re finally heading down towards the woods, the path dead ends. Next time, we plan to go West towards Percy Warner where I am sure there is better scenery. Of note, the asphalt was in good condition and it was an easy place to walk with a stroller.

Knoxville City Greenways

Not bad at all

August, 2021 by hippykamp

Good place to ride Not to hard to navigate between sections. Some nice scenery and some so so. Easy to jump off and ride around the UT campus Be sure and tour the UT gardens while you ride by

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