Best Outdoor Activities In Brentwood, Nashville & Franklin, TN
Mar 10, 2022
We couldn’t forget to add some of the local farms to the outdoor activity list! Not sure what a farm has to offer for a visit? Some offer tours, activities, wagon rides and more! Be sure to check out the links below to get an idea of what to expect and to see if there are any upcoming dates that work for you.
*Note: Some farms only offer seasonal events - please check details
1974 Highway Ninety Six West Franklin, TN
Gentry Farm is a beautiful host to many different and fun activities during all seasons of the year. They offer Spring Field Trips and Summer camps, too!
3144 Blazer Road, Franklin, TN 37064
At Noble Springs Dairy Farm, there’s fun for the whole family! From baby goat petting zoos to dairy product tours - you can experience farm life firsthand. They also offer food and skincare products as well.
4374 Rocky Glade Rd, Eagleville, TN 37060
Lucky Ladds Farm is an “ag-venture farm fun park” FULL of fun activities and things to see. They have attractions including: a petting zoo, a corn maze, and pony rides. Their farm includes a pumpkin patch, a strawberry patch, and a sunflower experience. Don’t forget to check out the store where they sell gifts and bakery items!
4212 Crowder Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
Unfortunately, Mistletoe Farm is closed until May…but it’s worth the wait! Here you can experience being up and close with alpacas. They also teach weaving, spinning, needle felting, wet felting, natural dyeing and eco printing.
7690 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville, TN 37135
Our taste buds are going crazy over the delicious treats that Morning Glory Orchard has to offer! They have items such as apples, peaches, local honey, cider, preserves, donuts, baked goods, apple sauce, and more. Visitors can also check out the gift shop which has everything from sugar scrubs to jewelry.
4700 Coe Lane, Franklin, TN 37064
Stoney Creek Farm has so many things to offer. From classes such as “dirt rich education” and a sustainable farm conference to garden rentals where YOU can grow your own food!
6561 Arno Rd, College Grove, TN 37046
The Hatcher Family Dairy Farm is one you do NOT want to miss! They sell home grown products like milk, icecream, beef, eggs, butter, soap, honey, coffee, and more. They even have a show on Nat Geo Wild and Disney+.
Pools & Splash Parks
On hot summer days who isn’t looking for a pool to cool off in! Round up the kids and take them to the local Recreation Pool Center to splash around and meet some friends. Click on the location you are considering for all details pertaining to the pool, hours, rules, etc.
If you are looking to get outside and enjoy nature a park may be just the outdoor activity for you! We are thrilled to have so many different parks in our area. Since there are so many options we chose a few for you to look into before you plan your next outing. Enjoy!
Harlinsdale Farm has been around since the 1930s and has been home to countless fun times and memories for many since. The amenities include: a 200 acre rolling farmland, a 4 acre dog park, a 3 acre pond with catch and release fishing, temporary restroom facilities, a 5k soft track (turf) for walking or running, and an equestrian trail!
1500 Volunteer Pkwy, Brentwood, TN 37027
Crockett Park is home to the historic Cool Springs House and the Eddy Arnold Amphitheater. It is also the site of many Brentwood events and activities including the Brentwood Summer Concert Series and the annual 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks.They also have frisbee golf, a community playground, and indoor soccer fields!
405 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
The beautiful Pinkerton Park is the most highly used passive park in the park systems! It is 34 Acres big and contains: 2 Medium Pavilions- Middle Pavilion has both Electrical Outlets and Overhead Lights, 1 Small Pavilion, a 1 Mile Walking Trail, Tinkerbell Playground, Children's Playground, and more!
The Natchez Trace is a 44-mile-long National Park featuring Beautiful Scenery and Historical Sites from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN. There are many beautiful sites along the way such as waterfalls, scenic overlooks, picnic areas, and hiking trails.
1 Mile Lp, Thompson's Station, TN 37179
Stephen's Way Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Thompson's Station, Tennessee that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash!
Who doesn’t love a visit to the local Farmers Market!? Fresh fruit and vegetables, plus fresh air! Sounds like a win-win to us! Be sure to check the links for details about dates, times, locations and rules before your visit.
230 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37064
Open Saturdays from 9:00am-Noon
7248 Nolensville Road, Nolensville, TN 37135
Open Saturdays from 9:00am-Noon
6361 Cox Rd, College Grove, TN 37046
Check website for hours
Open Saturdays from 10:00am-Noon
Activities & Adventure
For those of you who are looking for outdoor fun and excitement, consider experiencing some activities below. We rounded up a list of outdoor activities in the area that you and your friends and/or family may want to experience together to create fun new memories!
Would you like to see what the area looks like from a hot air balloon, learn how to ride a horse or maybe even try kayaking? One or all of these activities may be for you!
1849 Bethbirei Rd, Lewisburg, TN 37091
Up, Up, and Away! Ace High Ballooning offers amazing scenic hot air balloon rides over the city. They offer group flights and privately chartered flights.
4404 Franklin South Ct. Franklin, TN 37064
The Archery Den is a fascinating spot in town that you do not want to miss visiting. They have everything from an indoor archery range to experience with blood tracking dogs! They also offer guided hunting trips.
2795 Owl Hollow Road, Franklin, TN 37064
At Charlie Haffner Memorial Range, you get to take a shot! They have many different ranges within such as the pistol range, the clay/shotgun range, the private range, and the main lanes.
2359 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, TN 37064
Creekside Riding Academy has tons of fun activities for all horse lovers! They have horseback riding, horseback riding lessons, trail rides, Pony Parties, and more!
3794 Carothers Pkwy, Franklin, TN 37067
At SOAR Adventure Tower, they have fun for all ages! They offer adult, youth, and childrens passes as well as group tours through their amazing in-air adventure. They also have mini golf and ultimate team-building challenges.
6211 Patton Rd, Arrington, TN 37014
Arrington Vineyards is a gorgeous vineyard co-owned by country music artist Kix Brooks. They offer private winery experiences, signature group tastings AND live music every weekend!
Do you love adventure? You will LOVE Cumberland Kayak! Enjoy the beautiful outdoors with one of their kayak trips near The Skyline or Burgess Falls. They have double and single kayaks and offer shuttle service back to the location you started.
What better way to be outside than to be outside with your dog!? Here are a few local dog parks we thought may be worth checking out if your dog is in the mood to socialize. See details for each park below!
138 Claude Yates Dr, Franklin, TN 37064
2098 Turning Wheel Ln, Franklin, TN 37067
239 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
Tower Park, Brentwood, TN 37027
3680 N Chapel Rd, Franklin, TN 37067