Greenways for Nashville is a non-profit organization raising awareness of and private support for Nashville’s greenways initiative. GFN works in partnership with the Metro Parks Department and the Greenways Commission to connect Nashville the green way.
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Stones River Trailhead Opening
Mayor Megan Barry will officially open the long awaited J. Percy Priest Trailhead and Dog Park at 4 p.m., Thursday, November 10 at the foot of the J. Percy Priest Dam on the Stones River (located at 3778 Bell Road in Donelson). The project, which completes the existing Stones River Greenway, features a 1000-square foot structure that includes public restrooms, seasonal concessions, bike and canoe rentals, a food truck plaza and access to the 2.5-acre dog park.
The Stones River Greenway is a 10.2-mile paved trail system connecting Shelby Bottoms to Percy Priest Lake. It also connects to the YMCA on Lebanon Road, Heartland Park, and Two Rivers Park. In addition to the J. Percy Priest Trailhead located at Bell Road, other entry points are located at 2330 Jackson Downs Blvd; 1014 Stones River Road; 3135 Heartland Drive; 3114 McGavock Pike; 2320 Two Rivers Parkway.