Bike Maps

Nashville's network of bikeways and greenways is growing! Find recommended routes and maps below.


Slow Streets Locations

Metro Nashville Public Works and the Office of the Mayor have debuted 8 roads that are closed to thru traffic to allow for safe space to be out and active in the street. Take advantage of quiet roads and go for a stroll! 

  • N. 17th St. from Holly St. to McEwen Ave.
  • 18th Ave. N. from Cass St. to 11th Ave. N.
  • Bowling Ave. from Woodlawn Dr. to Whitland Ave. This location was removed from the program as of May 11, 2020.
  • Grace St. from Joseph Ave. to Lischey Ave.
  • Indiana Ave. from 51st Ave N. to 44th Ave. N.
  • Oriole Place from Lone Oak Rd. to Shackleford Rd.
  • Owendale Dr. from Kinwood Dr. to Mossdale Dr.
  • Straightaway Ave. from Chapel Ave. to Porter Rd.

View the map of all of the Slow Streets here. 


Kid-Friendly Bike Routes

*All routes are designed to be safe for family travel - some include road sections while others are completely car-free. There are no big climbs but some are more hilly than others. Take a look at the route before you go see if it's the right fit for your family. 

2.4 miles Elmington Park

3.0 miles McFerrin/Cleveland Park 

3.1 miles Battlemont Park & Sevier Park

3.6 miles West Park/ Nations

3.8 miles Peeler Park Greenway

4.3 miles Whites Creek Greenway

5.6 miles Metro Center Greenway

6.2 miles Harpeth River Greenway 

 


Tour Trainers Routes

Stay on the bike while remaining a safe distance from others. This suite of routes is intended to get you ready for the Tour de Nash (2020 date TBD) and introduce you to Nashville's neighborhoods, bike infrastructure and greenways that are less-used. 

View the whole suite of routes on Ride With GPS here. 

6.8 miles - Tour Trainers EXTRA (Downtown Core)

7.6 mile City Tour Trainer (McCabe/Nations)

8.5 mile City Tour Trainer (North Nash/Germantown)

8.9 mile City Tour Trainer (Shelby Bottoms/Riverside)

12.3 mile Tour Trainer EXTRA (Bell's Bend Out-and-back)

13.3 mile Local Tour Trainer (Berry Hill/Wedgewood Houston)

15.3 mile Tour Trainer EXTRA (Eastside Special)

17.2 mile Tour Trainer EXTRA (Music Landmarks)

23.2 mile Local Tour Trainer (12S/Nations)

27.3 mile Local Tour Trainer (Radnor Lake/Percy Warner Park)

29.5 mile Local Tour Trainer (Natchez Trace Pkwy)

37.1 mile Grand Tour Trainer (PWP/River Rd./Pasquo) 

40.7 mile Grand Tour Trainer (Cedar Hill/White's Creek/Beaman)

53.0 mile Grand Tour Trainer (Nissan Stadium/Beaman Park/Bell's Bend)


Walking Routes

1.5 mile Downtown Mural Walking Tour

3.8 mile Mural Walking Tour (The Nations)

4.1 mile University Walking Tour


The Groove The Groove is an innovative map of easy-riding routes across Nashville that interconnects neighborhoods and highlights comfortable cycling for all level riders. You can also pick up paper copies of the Groove at our office or at most bike shops.

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Music City Bikeway Map source: Metro Nashville Public Works

Countywide Greenway Map and Master Plan source: Nashville Greenways

Walking Routes to Schools

The links below will open new windows with a Google Maps overlay showing the sidewalks in the school zone. Use them to plan safe walking routes to those schools:

Bicycle Routes in Tennessee

source: Tennessee Department of Transportation

Tennessee United State Bicycle Route System