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.


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:

Google maps and landmarks:

Woodland & 2nd Ave:,-86.772578&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Woodland-Cumberland River-Public Square:,-86.777825&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

James Robertson leading to Bicentennial Park:,-86.782106&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Bicentennial Park south end:,-86.7857&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Bicentennial Park, north end,-86.786912&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

From James Robertson to State Capitol:,-86.783286&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

State Capitol-war memorial-Church Street:,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

4th,5th,6th Avenue:,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

4th ave-Symphony place-Shelby bridge:,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

Shelby bridge-2nd Avenue-Titan’s Stadium:,-86.775722&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

2nd Ave, Woodland Avenue, Thai Phooket:,-86.76915&spn=0.005316,0.007768&t=h&z=18

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  • Stephen M.

    It was a great night for a hike, nice and cool for a summer evening.

    June 23, 2014

  • karen

    Just too tired. Don't think I'll make it

    June 23, 2014

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