It’s springtime in Nashville, which means folks are leaving their homes and getting out and enjoying the beautiful outdoors. You don’t have to stick to a walk around the neighborhood or a Little League game, you know – dust off that ol’ bike of yours and give our gorgeous greenways a go! Here are seven of the most beautiful Nashville bike trails, great for the whole family.

How many of these Nashville bike trails do you have on your list? Make sure to research the best entrance point for your greenway of choice – there are multiple for each, so you’ll want to find the one that works best for you.

Still curious about your favorite city? Check out more things to do in Nashville when the weather is warm!

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Nashville Bike Trails

Where can I go for a great day trip near Nashville?

Sewanee, Tennessee, is only an hour and a half from Nashville and makes a great destination for a day trip or even something longer. The 20-mile Sewanee Perimeter Trail is one of the popular bike trails near Nashville. You'll get a peak of Shakerag Hollow and Bridal Veil Falls along the trail. Also, check out the Sewanee Natural Bridge and the University of the South campus. If you are interested in history, take a walk through the Civil War-era gravesites at University Cemetery. You'll have a wonderful day enjoying a slower pace of life!

Where can I see wildflowers in Nashville?

Shelby Bottoms Greenway and Natural Area is a great place to see wildflowers. You'll enjoy walking or riding a bike along the paved Nashville bike trails. The late summer is the best time to visit if you want to see wildflowers. The field is full of bright yellow flowers, and the trails are lined with other flowering plants. The path runs along the Cumberland River, so you'll be able to enjoy the beauty of the wetlands. Bring the whole family for an enjoyable day in nature.

Where can I see vintage bicycles in Nashville?

If you love everything about biking in Nashville, you'll want to check out the Lane Motor Museum. This museum has a fantastic collection of bikes, both old and new. If you want to see something unusual, check out the Columbia Chainless Bicycle circa 1920 or the Hyslop Brothers Aviator Tandem Bicycle with Aerothrust Propeller from 1912. Lane Motor Museum also has collections of cars, motorcycles, and things that fly or float. Everything in the museum has been lovingly cared for and restored for your viewing pleasure.