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Parks and Recreation

Horse Trails Maintained by Metro Nashville

There are two municipally owned and maintained horse trails in Davidson County. Bring your own horse to explore the nine miles of trail in Percy Warner Park (2500 Old Hickory Blvd) and the three miles of trail at Peeler Park (on Overton Rd). The Metro Parks horse trails are open from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. Individual usage of the horse trails is free of charge. See fee schedule listed below for organized trail rides.

Horse Trail Rules

  1. Ride on designated horse trails only
  2. Horse-riding and cyclists prohibited on hiking trails
  3. Enter and exit the horse trail system from the equestrian trailhead only
  4. Always carry proof of negative test for Equine Infectious Anemia (Coggin's test)
  5. Use horse trails at your own risk
  6. Littering and cleaning out horse trailers on Parks property is prohibited.
  7. Organized trail rides of 10 horses or more must obtain a permit by contacting the Warner Park.
  8. Leave valuables at home
  9. Take car keys with you
  10. Cell phones may not get service in some areas
  11. Watch the weather and watch for high water in low areas
  12. Alcoholic Beverages and drugs prohibited
  13. Weapons and Hunting are prohibited
  14. Collecting of plants, wildlife, or other features is strictly prohibited
  15. Contact the Park Police at 615-880-3429 or 911 for an emergency

Organized trail riding fee schedule

Number of Horses In County Out of County
1 to 9 Free Free
10 to 25 40.00 44.00
26 to 75 $75.00 $82.50
76 or more $150.00 $165.00

Contact Park Headquarters at 615-370-8051 or cammie.claybrook@nashville.gov for more information.

Statewide listing of City, State, and Federal Horse Trails and Facilities