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“Great walk” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Radnor Lake State Park

Radnor Lake State Park
1160 Otter Creek Road, Nashville, TN
615 373-3467
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Ranked #22 of 261 things to do in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Canoeing, Hiking
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“Great walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Awesome place to get exercise and see nature with the family. Stroller friendly so the little ones can come . Early morning are the best suing spring and fall

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“Cool Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

If you're in the South Nashville/Brentwood area and like a fresh air walk or hike don't miss this. VERY PEACEFUL! Has great trails, is dog friendly, a road that semi goes around the lake, no motorized boats allowed-actually I've never seen any boats.

Radnor Lake was built as a water supply for steam powered trains for Radnor Rail Road, little strange since it's not anywhere near Radnor rail yards. Nice deep, clear blue water lake, great trails. The locals have done a great job of making sure no development around the park is allowed.

Word of advise. If you map it you may see an entrance off Franklin Road and one off Granny White (named for a lady who ran Granny White Inn way, way back, say 1800's) but the Franklin Road entrance is closed.

Visited December 2012
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“Beautiful park - and free.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Short drive from the Belle Meade plantation. If you get there early in the day or late afternoon - the parking lot might be full. This is a very popular park with locals that like to take their dogs for a walk and/or jog around the lake on the many trails. Great place to take photos and enjoy a walk in the woods.

Visited December 2012
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Nashville, Tennessee
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“A nice oasis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

A great state park in between some of the busiest places in middle Tennessee. The surrounding hills block the interstate noise and the trails are well marked with a mulch base so that it's easy to walk. Parking can be an issue on weekends and pretty days during the winter.

Visited December 2012
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Nashville, Tennessee
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“Great for an Urban Park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Visited in Mid-October, just before the fall-foliage peaked. The park doesn't have any must-see natural attractions, but the lake is pretty, there is a decent amount of wildlife (I saw deer, turkeys, geese, and squirrels on my visit), and the trail system is very good. For out of town visitors, there are better natural areas near Nashville if you are willing to drive an hour or so out from the city, but it's excellent for a park within an urban area, and great for a short day trip.

Visited October 2012
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