Metro Parks has a vast system of parks, recreational facilities, and nature centers with easily accessible natural areas, hiking and mountain bike trails, greenways, and access to nearby rivers for exceptional canoeing and kayaking. We offer a variety of outdoor oriented programming with a focus on introductory and beginning skill levels. Enjoy our unique outdoor recreational opportunities that enhance quality of life and promote physical health while exposing you to our natural environment and the fantastic open spaces. Outdoor Nashville, Metro Parks' Outdoor Recreation program, provides trips and instructional clinics for adults, families, youth, seniors, and groups with special needs. Metro Parks' staff work with individual groups to customize outdoor experiences based on each group’s goals and skill level.