Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation Department. The Warner Parks are one of the largest municipally administered parks in Tennessee and together span more than 3,100 acres of forest and field, 9 miles from downtown Nashville.
Close to a million people visit the Warner Parks annually to utilize the Nature Center, picnic shelters, dog park, scenic roadways and overlooks, hiking trails, mountain bike trails, equestrian center and horse trails, cross country running courses, golf courses, and athletic fields. Warner Parks is also an important historical community resource listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
To obtain a park permit (special events,commercial film and photography), fill out a special events application form.
For further info about special events in Warner Parks email [email protected] or call the Warner Park Headquarters at 615-370-8051.
For information on hiking trails, nature programs and photos, visit the Warner Park Nature Center webpage.
Warner Park Headquarters and Friends of Warner Parks
50 Vaughn Road
Nashville, TN 37221
Warner Park Nature Center
7311 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221
Dawn to 11 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions
All interested parties must fill out special event application. All completed special events applications related to Warner Parks should be emailed to: [email protected] For more information about special events please call the Warner Park Headquarters at 615-370-8051.
Yes, there are three locations in Percy Warner where a permit may be given to have a ceremony:
"Allee" (stone stairs) in Percy Warner Park
Historic Hodge House (for small weddings and ceremonies)
All wedding requests in Warner Parks must fill out a special event permit request form. For further wedding information in Warner Parks email [email protected] or call the Warner Park Headquarters at 615-370-8051.
Call the picnic shelter reservation hotline at 615-862-8408, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You can also make reservations in person at the Main Administrative offices at 2565 Park Plaza, Monday through Friday.