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Radnor Lake State Park

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Address: 1160 Otter Creek Road, Nashville, TN 37220
Phone Number: 615-373-3467
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Great hikes

No big destinations, but easy and moderate hikes around the lake or through the woods. Frequently see deer. Gets busy on the weekends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No big destinations, but easy and moderate hikes around the lake or through the woods. Frequently see deer. Gets busy on the weekends.

Thank JessTN
Nashville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great roundtrip of about 3 miles from either Parking Lot. You will never lose sight of the picturesque lake. half of the lap is on a great trail (with deer standing right next to it looking at you) the other half is on closed off streets. You need to be there early to get a parking spot!!!

Thank WolfganginTN
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great park, when you can get parking! The parking lot fills early and empties infrequently. Once in the park however expect to see plenty of native wildlife on some lovely walking routes. I'd suggest taking the tougher walking routes marked if you can, if you'd rather avoid people talking loudly and plainly not taking time to enjoy the surroundings.... More 

Thank AaronHowe
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the park during one of my recent business visits. there are several different trails you can take (of different difficulty level) -- i took the easiest lake trail. It's relatively flat and easy to walk. I saw turkey, deers, many squirrels and birds. It's also a picture perfect spot if you are a photographer wanting to get some... More 

Thank Willa C
Washington D.C., United States
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found out about Radnor while searching for great places to go birding in the Nashville area. The park is stunningly beautiful and the nature center is outstanding. The one thing I would advise is when getting directions double check with the visitor center. There are two entrances to this park one goes to a nature trail and the other... More 

Thank Robert P
Arlington, Virginia, United States
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by here when I had a few hours to kill on a business trip (and needed to get some time outdoors) and was pleasantly surprised. The trails are well maintained and there are multiple levels from easy paved walking path to somewhat difficult trails with decent elevation gain. Not the App Trail, but not a treadmill either! Happened to... More 

Thank Kevin F
Camarillo, California
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pretty lake & very easy access from Franklin. Well marked trails. Great for seeing the fall colors. Just wish you could get closer to the water. Found Bledsoe creek to be more water user friendly. However, this lake is beautiful.

Thank Jeff J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the family for a short easy hike and really enjoyed it. We took the shortest loop since we had a 3 year old and were still rewarded with views of lake, stream, and dam.

Thank sjones002
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24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting family in Nashville, we needed to get outdoors for fresh air and exercise. Radnor Lake was the destination. It was overcast and drizzling that day. Parking lot was full but we found a spot along the road (overflow?). We took the long route on top of Ganier Ridge. We encountered very few other people and enjoyed the solitude.... More 

Thank Mark O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Radnor Lake is a great place to seek tranquility and enjoy nature in its purist form. For those that like to bird watch, this is the place. You are almost guaranteed to see wildlife (deer, wild turkey, etc) along the nicely mulch hiking trails.

Thank Buddy A

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