recent posts; Active forum topics. The Stones River (properly spelled Stone's River)[2] is a major stream of the eastern portion of Tennessee's Nashville Basin region. The West Fork runs just west of downtown Murfreesboro. A lot of shade and some incline variability. Water Access and Blueways in Nashville Davidson County lies entirely within the Cumberland River drainage, and that river bisects the county from east to west. Tennessee Wildlife Resources and Metro Parks manage jointly the ramp area, which provides access to the Stones River. The launch at the Stones River Greenway (which essentially is in the east corner of the Kohl’s parking lot, has a an excellent kayak launch thanks to volunteers at the Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association (TSRA). Shaded and off road this beautiful trail runs along the Stones river. home | top of page | forum areas. Next weekend, the Tennessee Rivers Scenic Association will be building an access point for the Metro Nashville Stones River Bend Farm Park. March 2015 ; July 2016 ; Scrutiny Committee . Blue Cactus Cantina, with a menu of Mexican and Southern fusion items, such as fried green tomatoes, crawfish bites ensalada and the Cajun fried tilapia tacos, is 5 minutes by car. The end of 1862 found Major General William Rosecrans Army of the Cumberland in Nashville, 30 miles north of General Braxton Braggs troops. Check or FAQs for more common login questions, Heartland Park trailhead, 3135 Heartland Drive, Two Rivers Park, Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, 3114 McGavock Pike. Much of the trail runs parallel to Stones River and provides access to a number of communities and parks along the way, including the skate park at Two Rivers Park. It has literally changed my life as well as my family and friends. The bridge takes you to a large marshy area called Metcalf Bottoms which is very flat but there are many paved trails and a bike path that can take you all the way to downtown Nashville and beyond for a few miles. Stones River National Battlefield, Tennessee Stones River, official map and guide "*GPO: 1999--454-767/60434. Southpoint at Stones River is an attractive garden-style apartment community in a desirable location, offering residents convenient, easy access to shopping, dining and entertainment at Northlake Village, Opry Mills Mall and Providence Marketplace. There are many hills that can create challenges to maximize your training. Awesome path especially if you love hills. Defending next positions is pointless. The West Fork, 39.1 miles (62.9 km) long,[5] rises in southernmost Rutherford County near the Bedford County line. Heartland / Stones River Access This ramp is at 3135 Heartland Drive in Donelson. This trail is absolutely gorgeous! "*GPO: 2011--365-615/80701. The Middle Fork, 19.8 miles (31.9 km) long,[5] rises in an area of low hills, or knobs, also near the line with Bedford County, near Hoovers Gap, an important troop movement route during the American Civil War. It can get crowded in sections on a nice day. It isn't a fancy restaurant but the crab is very good and so is the service! It can be very crowded near the terminuses and trailheads so please use caution and call out if you are riding. Plenty of parking, good facilities and a wonderful place to run or walk! There are so many stunning nature scenes and views. After that there is a restroom at Shelby Bottoms a few more miles away. It is wide enough to accommodate biking, running, or walking - and you will encounter all of these on a typical trip. Join Facebook to connect with Stones River and others you may know. Stones River Mall, featuring retailers including Books-A-Million, Charlotte Russe, Golf Glow, Things Remembered, Bink's Outfitters and Forever 21, is a 5-minute drive. The trail is newly paved and very wide in spots, yet provides a scenic experience. Stones River Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. If you get to the bridge at the right time, stop, you will see the largest Riverboat in the country, the 300 ft General Jackson, glide beneath the bike bridge. Upon returning to the SRG (ride under the RR bridge on your return) you will continue downhill to a gorgeous boardwalk at/above the river’s edge. Per other reviews; there are a few stops with porta-potties (they are constructing a nice facility at the dam), no good access to water/drinks, no emergency repair stations and a few steeper than normal trail grades. Trail which is less challenging but worthwhile provides a Scenic experience golf near. 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