Canoe and Kayak with Metro Parks
In 2012, Outside Magazine named Nashville one of the "Best River Towns in America". Metro Parks offers a variety of options to get you out on the water!
General Public Day Trips
Come explore Middle Tennessee rivers with a Metro Parks guided excursion. Day trips include paddling instruction by American Canoe Association certified guides, canoe or kayak rental, all the necessary equipment, and shuttle service back to your vehicle. All for $25! Check out our calendar of events to find the right trip for you!
Guided Group Trips
Have a school, church, business, or family group? We can customize a trip! We accommodate up to 20 people, provide two Metro Parks canoe and kayak guides, boats, and all the necessary gear. Our group rate is $600 for groups of 20. Please contact Neel Deshpande for more information.
Water Access - Launch Sites
If you are interested in paddling on your own, check out our Water Access page for put-in and take-out locations!