Brentwood, TN Parks

June 5, 2012 at 1:10 pm EST
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PHOTO CREDIT: J. Kyle Keener

The outdoors are great in Brentwood/Cool Springs, where there is a variety of healthy recreation options for residents to enjoy.

Many Public Parks

Brentwood is lucky to have plenty of beautiful public parks including Concord, Granny White, Maryland Way, Owl Creek, Primm, River and Tower parks. Crockett Park is the largest with 164 acres of open fields, walking trails and athletic fields. It is also home to the historic Cool Springs House, the Eddy Arnold Amphitheater and the Williamson County Indoor Soccer Complex.

Little Harpeth River

This waterway runs through Williamson and Davidson counties, and a section spanning from Granny White Pike to Highway 100 provides the best opportunities for whitewater kayaking, rafting and paddling. There are a few campgrounds along the Little Harpeth, and one seven-mile stretch is rated Class II by American Whitewater.

Biking Trails

Perhaps the most popular trail in the community is Brenthaven Bikeway Connector Trail, which connects both Crockett Park and River Park in Brentwood. The trail traverses an attractive wooded corridor along the Little Harpeth River. Other popular biking destinations in the area include Harpeth Woods Trail, Cane Connector Trail and Mill Creek Greenway Trail.

Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Center

Deerwood is a 27-acre natural area and state-certified arboretum that showcases native trees, migratory birds, butterflies and other wildlife. The park has a one-mile walking and bikeway trail with 12 nature stations, ponds, a wildflower meadow and a nature center.

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