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.
Saturday, March 4th
9:00am – 12:00pm
Greenways for Nashville is partnering with the Nashville Chew Crew to clear invasive plants along the Cumberland River Greenway. Please bring gloves and a water bottle. We will meet at the Greenway Trailhead on Freeland Station Road. Please park along Freeland Station Road. Registration is REQUIRED, please click here to register. Tools and snacks provided.
Willing and able adults (age 16 and over) will be tasked with uprooting invasive plants along the sloped bank of the Cumberland River. Others, including children, will have the opportunity to meet the Chew Crew, learn about invasive plants, and assist in picking up debris along the greenway. This event is geared towards the whole family!
Richland Creek Run – April 1st
Register now for the Richland Creek Run & Walk! The 5 mile race will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Net proceeds from this event benefit Greenways for Nashville. The run will begin at 8 a.m. outside of the Cohn Adult Learning Center, 4805 Park Avenue, and wind through parts of Sylvan Park before heading onto the Richland Creek Greenway and finishing back at Cohn. (See the course route.) New this year, professional timing will be provided by Start2Finish. The Walk will begin at 8:05 a.m. at the same location and follow the same course. Dogs and strollers are permitted during the race.