We think the Maryland Farms YMCA has the best new outdoor pool for kids in Nashville. Here’s what we love–with pictures–about the slides, fountains, and more.
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.
Brentwood, TN has a unique landscape. Once farmland and river bottom, now covered with houses. There are a few wild spots remaining in Brentwood, TN. Here are some of the best places to see local wildlife and animals around town.
Plan your Fourth of July party in Brentwood, TN. We have detailed information on the Crockett Park 4th of July concert, the downtown Nashville fireworks, the Nashville Sounds game and a patriotic concert at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ. Also included are our picks for planning your 4th of July picnic food with local Brentwood businesses and restaurants.
Last year I reviewed the beach at Percy Priest Lake, with photos of the Anderson Road Recreation Area. This year, the beach looks a lot different. Here’s our update on Nashville’s Percy Priest Lake beach and why it’s not quite the same.
TWRA will stock the Harpeth River with trout again this year after last year’s phenomenal success. We have the dates for stocking the Harpeth River in December, January, February and March–along with information about where to park and where to wade.
We also have photos and information about winter stocking at Marrowbone Lake and a list of all the TWRA winter stocking locations and dates for the 2007-2008 calendar.
TWRA stocks winter trout all over Tennessee. We’ve always heard that Marrowbone Lake is one of the best-kept secrets for trout fishing near Nashville. We drove up to Joelton to check it out!
Have a look at our photos, directions to Marrowbone Lake, as well as information on boat rentals and creel limits. Included are links to more Brentwood fly fishing spots, local fly shops and fishing clubs you may find helpful.
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.
This article includes information on each of Nashville’s fly shops, along with meeting times for both of Nashville’s fly fishing clubs, Trout Unlimited and Middle Tennessee Fly Fishing. We also give your our pick for the best Tennessee trout fishing guide book and links to our own articles about fly fishing near Brentwood.
Here’s another place to fly fish near Nashville and Brentwood. The Elk River and Tims Ford Dam tailwater is less than two hours south between Lynchburg and Winchester. We have all the information you’ll need to plan a fishing trip to the Elk River: fishing advice, directions, canoe rentals, hotels and campsites.
Nashville’s best swimming beach is also one of the most fun things to do with kids in Nashville.
Check out Percy Priest Lake photos, get directions to the swimming beach, cost of Corp of Engineer day passes, and links to other swimming beaches around Middle Tennessee.
Brentwood’s REI is our favorite of all Nashville’s outdoor stores. From the huge selection of premium gear to hard-to-find local guides, REI has the best equipment and helpful employees. Check the REI calendar for free lectures and fun outdoor adventures, too.
Here is a list of the best places for canoeing, kayaking, and boating around Nashville. Includes a gift idea for the best kayaking and canoeing guidebook for Middle Tennessee.
Here’s a list of all the places to swim in Brentwood and Nashville, from public recreation centers to YMCA pools to the sandy beaches on J. Percy Priest Lake.
Need a fly fishing spot close to Brentwood? The Normandy Dam tailwater, also known as the Duck River, is just south of Murfreesboro on I-24. Here are directions and details for fishing this easy-to-access stocked trout water.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency stocks the Harpeth River in Williamson County during the winter months. Brentwood fisherman can head south to fly fish for trout. Stocking schedule, map, directions and tips for fishing the Harpeth River are included.