Mossy Ridge Trail at Percy Warner Park - 8/20

HIKE STATS:
Time:  Hike starts promptly at 6:00 P.M.
Place: Deep Well trailhead of Percy Warner Park
Distance: 4.5 total miles
Estimated Hike Time: ~2 hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Hike Leader: Mike Hicks
Notes: Dogs on a leash okay (Park regs require no more than 6-ft leash - you may be ticketed if you fail to use a leash!)

The Mossy Ridge Trail is the longest of the three loop footpaths in the Warner Parks. It is the quietest and least used loop as well. An ideal training hike, the path leaves the Deep Well trailhead and winds through rich hollows and dry ridges of the Harpeth Hills, making frequent but never sustained elevation changes. Scattered in the woods are big trees and a spring-fed waterfall. At 4.5 miles, the Mossy Ridge Trail qualifies as a full-fledged hike that will not disappoint.
Description courtesy of Johnny Molloy

Click here for Warner Parks trail map

Directions to Deep Well entrance of Percy Warner Park:
From the point where Highway 100 begins at Highway 70 near the Belle Meade Post Office, head west on[masked] miles to the large stone gates on the left that mark the entrance of Percy Warner Park. Turn left from Highway 100 and pass through the gates, staying right when the road splits. Reach the Deep Well trailhead parking at 0.6 miles. The Warner Woods and Mossy Ridge Trails start behind the trailside kiosk. If coming from Old Hickory Blvd or further west, the Entrance will be on your right ~¾ miles past the Old Hickory Blvd Red Light between Edwin and Percy Warner Parks..

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  • Robb E.

    awesome!

    August 20, 2013

  • Robb E.

    Awesome!

    August 20, 2013

  • Sarah W

    had to work late, not able to make it I am so sorry! have fun

    August 20, 2013

  • Steve Nunley ".

    Denise and I got here early so we are going on! See you next week

    August 20, 2013

  • Ana R.

    I hiked the trail this am with a friend,see you guys on Thursday at Radnor.

    August 20, 2013

  • Robb E.

    Hope we don't get rained out! :/

    August 20, 2013

    • Michael (Mike) H.

      We only cancel if there is severe weather (lightning, high winds). Hope we don't get too wet!

      August 20, 2013

  • Lee C.

    Unfortuneately, I'm going to have to pull out of this hike...not happy about it, but will be joining you guys again soon. Had a blast last week.

    1 · August 19, 2013

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