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Warner Park Nature Center

Winter in Warner

winter snow in the forest

Grab a friend (or friends!), hiking boots and hit the trail.

  • Stroll the Old Roadway in Edwin Warner or paved trails of Percy Warner Park.
  • Hike the Burch Reserve's 3 mile trail through forest and field.
  • BYOH (bring your own horse) to ride our horse trails.
  • Sign up for a Hill Hike and explore this State Natural Area with a naturalist.
  • Pack a lunch and begin the new year with a red, white and blue hike: Warner Woods trail (blazed white), Mossy Ridge trail (blazed red) and Harpeth Woods trail (blazed blue).

Become more familiar with the Park-sign up for a Nature Center program.

Hiking trail maps for Edwin and Percy Warner trails and the Burch Reserve

Sip Coffee B.E.A.N.S on Saturdays

Warm up at the Nature Center every Saturday from 9:30-11 a.m. with a cup of shade-grown coffee. Be Environmentally Aware of Neotropical Species by purchasing our ground blends-- $13 + tax for a 12 ounce bag.

For more information about habitat benefits of shade-grown coffee, visit the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center page.

having coffee at the Nature Center

Hours of Operation

Tuesday through Saturday:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Sunday and Monday:
Closed

Contact Us

7311 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221

Phone: 615-862-8555
Fax: 615-880-2282

wpnc@nashville.gov

Directions to Warner Park Nature Center

Our Mission

  • To provide quality environmental education and responsible recreation.
  • To help protect, preserve, restore and manage the park ecosystem and all natural resources.
  • To raise awareness, foster respect and share enthusiasm for the natural environment

Educate, protect, recreate

barred owlThe Nature Center is a place where people and nature come together!

  • a jump-off point for exploring over 3,100 acres of Nashville's Burch Reserve, Percy Warner and Edwin Warner Parks
  • a natural history and education reference for individuals and groups
  • a resource for organic gardening and native plant landscaping

The living laboratory of Warner Park is shared through free programs offered throughout the year, school field trips and high school labs, outdoor recreation programs and activities and events for people of all ages.

Connect

Check out our 2016 PEN Pals (People Exploring Nature) season.

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