Looking for something fun to do in Brentwood, Tennessee? Here are some things you might want to consider…
If you are considering purchasing membership at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere or are visiting for the first time, this article is for you. Learn about the various aspects of the zoo and all of the reasons you should be there!
I recently spent an afternoon at Tower Park recently with my daughter and our bicycles. She is just learning the rules of riding on a greenway with so many other people so I was very happy to have a less crowded park to try out for that. Here’s why we like Tower Park in Brentwood, TN.
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Here are some of the best Brentwood parks for walking, jogging, bicycling, and doing other forms of outdoor exercise.
I’ve noticed 5 fun new things about living in Brentwood TN this year! Here’s information on the newest Brentwood park, the Maryland Farm’s YMCA’s cool new kids pool, Brentwood City Commission meeting webcasts online, and the new Harpeth River Watershed signs you see on I-65.
Disc golf is Crockett Park’s fun thing to do in spring! Let the members of the Williamson County Disc Golf club welcome you to this fun sport on March 8th. They will hold a free skills clinic and tournament at Crockett Park’s 18 hole disc golf course. If you’re not sure what disc golf is (I wasn’t!), watch this hilarious YouTube video for an introduction to disc golf!
Tucked behind a Native American village mound lies one of Brentwood’s oldest structures. The Boiling Springs Academy on Moores Lane East was donated by the Primm family when the Montclair subdivision was built. Now restored, this 1833 schoolhouse is the centerpiece of Primm Park (also the entrance to Brentwood’s bikeway).
Take a look at this historic Brentwood outhouse! Boiling Springs Academy is an 1807 schoolhouse at Primm Park on Moore’s Lane. Visiting schoolchildren take field trips there each fall.
See how the clever restoration team incorporated a working bathroom at this historic site!
My family took a weekend trip to Beech Bend Park in Bowling Green. Only an hour north of Brentwood, Beech Bend is Nashville’s closest amusement park. We loved its old-fashioned atmosphere and slow pace. Older kids may try the wooden rollercoaster and water park slides.
Looking for a dog park in Brentwood? While there’s not a dog park in the city of Brentwood, there are two dog parks nearby: Maggie’s Bark Park in Franklin and the Edwin Warner Dog Park in West Nashville. We also include information for the Centennial Park, Shelby Park, and Murfreesboro dog parks in Middle Tennessee.
Come along to the opening of Brentwood’s newest park! Like River Park and Concord Park, Owl Creek Park is located off Concord Road–but much farther to the east, toward Nolensville.
Nashville is lucky to have a beautifully restored historic farm, right in the middle of the city! The Nashville Zoo was built on property donated to the city, an estate which visitors can tour as part of their zoo admission. Here’s a virtual walking tour of the Nashville Zoo’s Grassmere Farm and Croft House.
Nashville has many beautiful backdrops for wedding portraits and children’s portraits. Here is a list of our favorite do-it-yourself photo shoot locations.
Have you ever noticed the iron horse statues in Maryland Farms? Behind them is a beautiful 7-acre park with jogging trails: Brentwood’s Maryland Way Park.
Brentwood’s best playground for summer fun is the shady play area at Crockett Park. We have photos and directions to this hard-to-find playground in the heart of Brentwood, Tennessee.
What is that gorgeous historic home doing at the entrance to Crockett Park? Why is it called Cool Springs House if it isn’t in Cool Springs? Get the scoop on Brentwood’s most affordable historic wedding site, the Cool Springs House.
Brentwood’s River Park–the park next to the Brentwood library–has a good playground, with easy access to the greenway walking paths. Read more for an important safety tip about River Park’s play area!
A Brentwood mom reviews Granny White Park playground. Find out all about its fantastic set of swings to fit everyone in the family, two separate play structures to accomodate big AND little kids, and the walking track that keeps moms fit while kids play. Also includes links about additional Brentwood playgrounds and parks.
The Fun Times Guide To Brentwood presents a collection of all our articles about Granny White Park. Links are provided for our reviews of the playground, the walking and jogging trails, Brentwood’s first bocce court, and a complete list with directions to every Brentwood park.
Brentwood moms and kids both need playgrounds! Find the best and most convenient places to play in Brentwood parks. Granny White Park has an excellent play area, while River Park next to the Brentwood library is convenient, too.
Brentwood TN has an extensive parks and greenway trail system. You can start at Tower Park, cross to Concord Park, over Knox Valley Dr to River Park, along the Little Harpeth River and under Wilson Pike Tunnels to Crockett Park. From Crockett Park, greenway trails connect to Ravenwood High School and the Moore’s Lane Greenway. Links and trailway map included.
Looking for the best parks in Brentwood? Check out the following maps and directions for city parks in Brentwood, Tennessee…
The weather is finally cooling down (a bit) and I’m anxious to get back outside. I decided to try the walking/jogging path at Granny White Park and it’s not bad at all. Granny White Park is located at 610…
I’ve ridden my bike through Percy Warner Park a few times, but mostly I just enjoy riding through the park in my car. One thing’s for sure… I’ve been through this park dozens of times, and there hasn’t been a time yet when I didn’t spot at least one deer! Here’s a virtual auto tour through Percy Warner Park in Nashville, TN…
Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Area is a fun (and free!) place to spend a few hours taking in the scenery, enjoying a short hike, or to sit by the river for a picnic.
We’re lucky living in Brentwood, TN because we have access to several parks with lots to do. In fact, Granny White Park on Granny White Pike has more recreation opportunities than you probably realize. We’ve all been to the park to play on the swings or to walk the dog, but have you ever considered going for a game of Bocce?
You and your dog will enjoy these dog parks in Brentwood, Tennessee. Plus, a review of our favorite dog parks in Franklin and Nashville.