Brentwood, TN Parks

Walk, Bike, Play in Brentwood Parks

Brentwood is home to a wealth of parks – 916-plus acres comprise 13 parks and greenways and 20 miles of biking and hiking trails provide plenty of room to roam – from running, biking or playing sports to just relaxing and enjoying the city’s beautiful green spaces.

Brentwood has a variety of facilities and services for recreation. In addition to the traditional park amenities, the parks and greenways offer great aesthetic beauty and numerous environmental and interpretative education opportunities.

The city encourages you to take full advantage of the active and passive recreational opportunities available in our community.

Concord Park (biking, walking, jogging)
Crockett Park
 (biking, walking, jogging, disc golf, tennis, playground)
Deerwood Aboretum & Nature Center (biking, walking, jogging, ponds)
Flagpole Park (Coming summer 2016: walking, sport fields)
Granny White Park (walking, jogging, tennis)
Marcella Vivrette Smith Park (hiking, special events)
Margaret Hayes Powell Park (walking)
Maryland Way Park (jogging, walking, exercise stations)
NUTRO® Dog Park (dogs, walking, fences areas)
Owl Creek Park (walking, basketball, playground)
Primm Park (historic structures, bikeway entrance)
River Park (biking, walking, jogging, basketball, playground)
Tower Park (biking, walking, jogging)
Wikle Park (Coming summer 2016: playground, open play area, walking, jogging)

Concord Park

Concord Park

8109 Concord Rd.
40-acre park surrounding the Brentwood Library

Situated at one side of River Park and across from the WSM tower on Concord Road, the location is a good spot for beginning a walk or jog. Connected to the Brentwood Bikeway system, the park is also a great destination for family activities.

The park features:

  • walking paths
  • bikeways
  • practice fields
  • open areas for picnics and kite flying

Crockett Park

Crockett Park

1500 Volunteer Parkway

The largest of Brentwood’s nine parks is located just off Wilson Pike on Volunteer Parkway. It encompasses more than 164 acres and is home to the Eddy Arnold Amphitheater, the historic Cool Springs House, and the Williamson County Parks & Recreation Indoor Soccer facility.

The park features:

  • disc golf course
  • eight multipurpose fields (two lighted)
  • eight lighted baseball/softball diamonds
  • seven lighted tennis courts
  • concessions and restrooms buildings
  • open meadows
  • nature trail
  • picnic shelters
  • paved walking paths and bikeway
  • community playground for children of all ages

 

Deerwood Arboretum & Nature Center

320 Deerwood Lane

Bordering the Little Harpeth River, Deerwood Arboretum showcases native trees, migratory birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Deerwood showcases more than 69 different species of trees, all identified and locatable with a Tree Identification Trail Guide. As a State Certified Arboretum, most examples of each species are within 20 feet of the trail. Most of the tagged trees are native to Tennessee. Sections of the trail connect Deerwood to Belle Rive Drive and a foot bridge over the Little Harpeth River that leads to Kingsbury Drive in Laurelwood.

The park features:

  • bikeway
  • jogging trails
  • ponds
  • wildflower meadow
  • Nature Center Complex
  • restrooms
  • information kiosks
  • small amphitheater
  • visitor assistance

Granny White Park

Granny White Park

610 Granny White Pike

The 32-acre park features:

  • walking and exercise trails
  • the Rotary Pavilion
  • multipurpose athletic field
  • four lighted tennis courts
  • lighted baseball/softball fields with dugout covers
  • children’s playground

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Marcella Vivrette Smith Park

1825 Wilson Pike

In December 2010, the City of Brentwood acquired 320 acres of the historic Ravenswood Farm property on Wilson Pike (MAP) from the family of the late Marcella and Reese Smith for development as a park. Another 80 acres was acquired in late 2013 as an option from the 2010 purchase.   The park, known as the Marcella Vivrette Smith Park, officially opened to the public on November 8, 2014 and is the largest park in Brentwood.

The 400-acre park features:

  • hiking trails
  • wildlife habitats
  • Ravenswood Mansion
    • weddings, receptions and events

Margaret Hayes Powell Park

Virginia Way and Granny White Pike

This 22 acre park is passive in nature with a 1 mile paved multi-use trail and a .4 mile trail in the wooded portion of the park property. Pedestrian access is available for the adjoining Meadowlake subdivision.

The park features:

  • paved walking trail
  • wooded walking trail

Maryland Way Park

Maryland Way Park

5055 Maryland Way

Maryland Way Park is a 7-acre park located in the heart of the Brentwood business community in the Maryland Farms complex.

The park includes:

  • walking/jogging path
  • 11 exercise stations

 

The NUTRO® Dog Park

Located in Tower Park

The NUTRO® Dog Park consists of two separately fenced areas within Tower Park.

The park includes:

  • Both areas include shaded benches, water stations, and hydrants.
  • a large dog area is approximately 1.5 acres and intended for dogs over 25 pounds
  • a small dog area is approximately 0.65 acres

 

Owl Creek Park

9751 Concord Road

Owl Creek Park is a 21-acre neighborhood park located between Concord Pass and Chestnut Springs Road.

The park includes:

  • a picnic shelter
  • playground
  • basketball courts
  • walking paths

 

Primm Park

Moores Lane East

Primm Park is a 31-acre park that includes the historic Boiling Spring Academy (circa 1830) and five mounds from the Mound Builders (circa 1200 A.D.), the last of prehistoric Native Americans to live in this area. The park, designed to showcase both historic features also connects, extends and acts as an entrance to the Brentwood Bikeway. The Little Harpeth River runs through the park.

 

River Park

110 Knox Valley Drive

River Park’s 46 acres connect with Crockett Park one end and Concord Park at the other.

The park features:

  • children’s playground and restrooms
  • two-mile bikeway and walking path along the Little Harpeth River
  • picnic pavilion with two grills
  • outdoor basketball court
  • walking/jogging trail along the Little Harpeth River

 

Tower Park

Heritage Way
The 47-acre park features:

  • walking and biking trails
  • multipurpose fields
  • natural open spaces