Metro Parks and Recreation

Warner Parks

Warner Park front entrance

Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County. The Warner Parks are the largest municipally administered parks in Tennessee and together span 2684 acres of forest and field, 9 miles from downtown Nashville.

Over 500,000 people visit the Parks annually to utilize picnic areas, scenic roadways and overlooks, hiking trails, equestrian center and horse trails, cross country running courses, golf courses, athletic fields, and other areas of the park. Warner Parks is also an important historical community resource listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

View Map of Edwin Warner Park

View Map of Percy Warner Park

Warner Parks Nature Center

The Warner Park Nature Center is a year-round environmental education and recreation facility located at 7311 Highway 100 in Edwin Warner Park. Visitors to the Nature Center may enjoy the museum of local natural history, it's office and library, an organic vegetable and herb garden, beehives, a wildflower garden, and more.

Hikers may wish to stop at the trailhead on Center grounds for maps and interpretive literature. Schools and other organizations may call to schedule field trips. A wide variety of programs are offered for all ages and interests.

Visit the Nature Center website

Visit the Friends of Warner Park website