Outdoor attractions you shouldn’t miss in Gallatin, Tennessee

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With a population of a little over 30,000 people, Gallatin invites visitors in and around the city to explore the outdoor attractions they’re proud of.

If you’re passing through the area or close by (Nashville is a mere 20 minutes away), don’t skip visiting these.

Outdoor attractions you shouldn’t miss in Gallatin, Tennessee

1. Bledsoe State Creek Park

Bursting with Native American history, this Tennessee State Park boasts of 57 camp sites,  6 miles of scenic hiking trails and 2 boat launch ramps. Birding enthusiasts visit through the year while fishing and boating also thrives on Old Hickory Lake. Hikers enjoy the choice of a trail of ease and preference while visiting, thereby making Bledsoe a popular park amongst the locals and visitors to the area.

2. Triple Creek Park

A peaceful, well-maintained place for families, this park has baseball, softball and soccer fields, a playground for kids and walking trails. Triple Creek also houses a dog park which makes visiting with your 4 legged member(s), just perfect.Outdoor attractions you shouldn't miss in Gallatin, Tennessee

3. Avondale Recreation Center

A great stop for fisherman (blackfish and paddle fish abound in the lake) thanks to its location on Old Hickory Lake. This is also a favorite picnic spot for locals and visitors to the area.

Other outdoor attractions in the area include Drake’s Creek Park, the Creekwood Marina, Charlie Daniels Park, Rockland Recreation Center and Lock 3, a serene recreational area and beach on the Cumberland River.

The city’s proximity to Nashville makes it convenient to make several weekend trips out there to enjoy the outdoor attractions in Nashville too.

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