Exploring Nature Trails and Hiking Trails in Williamson County, Tennessee

Williamson County, Tennessee is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore nature trails and hiking trails. With over 25 green trails, there is something for everyone. In Brentwood, you can find two trails in Crockett Park and a 1- or 2-mile loop at the Brentwood Library. For those looking for a more secluded experience, Timberland Park is one of the county's best-kept secrets.

Located on the Natchez Trace Highway just south of the entrance to Highway 96 in Franklin, this park has over three miles of isolated trails and is rarely visited. The Big East Fork Reserve Trail is another great option, offering a 2.5-mile circular route created in collaboration with Big East Fork. Here you can find a lush forest, a meadow with a pond and lots of wildlife, a stream, and a spring from a cave. Maps of Timberland Park and the Big East Fork Reserve Trail can be found online. Near Franklin, Tennessee, you can take a circular route along Lake J.

Percy Priest and the Day Loop Trail, a 3.9-mile loop in Long Hunter State Park. Bowie Natural Park in Fairview has 27 kilometers of trails that are perfect for families.