Urban Hike - 5¼ Mile Night Walk - Downtown Nashville - Great for New Members!

See downtown Nashville and its landmarks on foot and up close! Our weekly urban hikes have become a popular trek for beginners and expert hikers alike. This is a wonderful opportunity for first-time visitors to see Music City !!!

Departure Time @ Thai Phooket: 6:30 p.m. SHARP (unless we have a good reason to wait)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distance: 5.2 miles

Hike Time: 2 hours

Rating: Moderate

Join us for a walk from Thai Phooket, past LP Field, over the Cumberland River, through Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, into Germantown, back through Bicentennial Mall, past the State Capitol (via 240 steps), through downtown, past the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, across the Cumberland River via the Shelby Avenue Pedestrian Bridge, once again past LP Field, then back to Thai Phooket, where we experience an excellent (optional) Thai dinner.

This "hike" is for beginners and experienced hikers, alike.  Feel comfortable walking fast or slow. We'll try to stay together, but when the group gets large enough, we often split into two (or more) groups with an experienced member "sweeping" the trail.  We'll try not to lose anybody, but please call me if you get lost.  We do this for fellowship, exercise, and fun.  The hike pauses at selected locations, so we may regroup and permit those who need a rest, time to catch their breath.  The hike resumes when I am comfortable that everyone is ready. This also helps assure that we don't lose anyone along the way.

All are welcome to stay and enjoy a great post-hike Thai dinner. I think it's best Thai food in Nashville.

Dress for the weather, wear comfortable footwear, and bring some water as necessary. See downtown Nashville up close, stop the world from spinning in Bicentennial Mall, and ring the State Capitol Liberty Bell (it is loud and fun!).

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LOCATION DETAILS:

Thai Phooket: 207 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN 37213

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MISCELLANEOUS:

Questions? Call James at[masked]-0569.

Running late? Please call or text, James, but please don't text and drive.

Can't make it? Please be courteous and change your RSVP as early as possible!

Posted times are departure times. We will leave on time unless we have a compelling reason to wait a few minutes longer.

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  • James Q

    It's great to see everyone coming out to walk with the nicer weather and then enjoy some great Thai food afterwards.

    2 · March 20, 2014

  • Brett A.

    Beautiful city views and fun folks....what's not to like? It was super!!

    2 · March 20, 2014

  • Sam M

    Great hike on a beautiful evening with fun & interesting people. Special thanks to James for organizing, leading and photographing us!

    3 · March 20, 2014

  • Roseanna

    Lots of fun.

    1 · March 19, 2014

  • Frank S.

    great night! So nice to see everyone and meet a bunch of new people!

    1 · March 19, 2014

  • Diana G.

    I am coming to the hike with a friend If that is ok.

    March 19, 2014

    • James Q

      Sure, no problem! You're allowed to have a +1 (or more) on this hike.

      March 19, 2014

  • Mark

    Business is taking me out of town - I will not be able to make this walk :(

    March 18, 2014

  • Brett A.

    Always wanted to do this downtown hike...here's my chance! Looking to be a friend and meet some new friends.

    3 · March 18, 2014

  • Frank S.

    looking forward to this week's hike!

    3 · March 17, 2014

  • Mark

    Look to be there

    1 · March 16, 2014

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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