Nashville is known as Music City, but there is still a range of other activities available within its borders. The city’s Parks and Recreation department maintains 121 parks and 19 greenways which, when added together, cover more than 13,500 acres of open space.
Centennial Park is a 132-acre park with a mile-long walking trail and a variety of features, including the Pantheon and the Centennial Art Center. The Musicians Corner puts together several free music events here every year, and dogs are welcome to listen along with their human companions while enjoying the fresh air and good food.
If you’re looking for a more canine-oriented park, stop in at the Shelby Dog Park. This area is fenced-in, allowing your pup to run about freely. There are even leash hooks available, saving you from having to carry your leash around, as well as a basket full of tennis balls for sportier dogs to chase.
The Nashville Riverfront offers more options for visitors and their pets. This park sits along the Cumberland River and provides a great view of several monuments, including Adelphia Coliseum and Fort Nashborough. Take a walk down the path, and enjoy the fountains, piers, and play spaces available here.