If you are craving to see and experience natural beauty and wonder, go to Radnor Lake State Park, a 1,332-acre protected park located at 1160 Otter Creek Rd in Nashville, Tennessee.
Protected as a Class II Natural Area, Radnor Lake State Park abounds with wildlife viewing and hiking opportunities and environmental education programs. It is the perfect park for people who want to see and meet up close different flower and animal species, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.
Radnor Lake State Park features more than six miles of trail that is strictly used for hiking, photography and wildlife observation. It boasts of hundreds of species of wildflowers, mosses, fungi, ferns and other plants as well as trees, shrubs and vines. Animal lovers would surely want to observe owls, herons and water fowl at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center as well as the many species of amphibians, reptiles and mammals such as mink and otter.
The park hosts several ranger-led programs throughout the year such as the canoe floats, wildflower walks, astronomy night hikes, nature hikes, programs on snakes, off-trail land acquisition hikes and birds of prey.
Radnor Lake State Park is open daily from 6:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.