Non-stop, 5 mile hike: Highlights of Nashville downtown

Purpose:  This hike is designed for all hikers who desire to walk 5 miles non-stop with a moderate to fast pace and get to experience Nashville downtown, music city center, and bicentennial park. The hike involves steep climbing using around hundred steps near State Capitol.

Route:

Parking lot of Thai Phooket-State Court house -Bicentennial Mall-Bicentennial Mall-state capitol-War memorial-Church street-4th,5th,6th Avenue, Music City Center, Omni Hotel, Schermerhorn Symphony Center,Shelby Avenue Pedestrian Bridge, and back to Thai Phooket 

Duration: 1hr 20min  to 1hr 40min.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes ahead. 

Distance: 5 miles

Changes in RSVP in the last hour: If you decide in the last hour to come for the hike or drop out of the event or getting late by a few minutes, please inform one of us by phone call or text message: Raju,[masked]; Steve:[masked] 2688. This helps the group to wait for you or depart in time.

Pace: Moderate to Fast, and steep climbing.

In general, we walk as 2 or more small groups (moderate  or fast paced) so that a member can join any of the mini groups based on his/her comfort level.

 Ink drawn trail of downtown hike:

 http://www.runningmap.com/?id=657109

Google maps and landmarks:

Woodland & 2nd Ave:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.168632,-86.772578&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Woodland-Cumberland River-Public Square:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.16664,-86.777825&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

James Robertson leading to Bicentennial Park:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.168113,-86.782106&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Bicentennial Park south end:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.168375,-86.7857&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Bicentennial Park, north end

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.171107,-86.786912&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

From James Robertson to State Capitol:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.166179,-86.783286&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

State Capitol-war memorial-Church Street:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.161345,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

4th,5th,6th Avenue:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.161345,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

4th ave-Symphony place-Shelby bridge:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.161345,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Shelby bridge-2nd Avenue-Titan’s Stadium:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.161345,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

2nd Ave, Woodland Avenue, Thai Phooket:

https://maps.google.com/?ll=36.167519,-86.76915&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18



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  • karen

    It's cold, dark, damp and windy. If I'm not there by 5:50, I have opted out for tonight

    March 17, 2014

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