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Bicentennial Trail
Cumberland River
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Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail
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Hiking & Biking
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Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail
Near Ashland City, TN
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Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail

Enjoy Nature

Hiking, bicycling, bird-watching just minutes from Nashville near beautiful Ashland City, TN.

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Scenic Views

Almost 7 miles of converted rails-to-trails along the beautiful Cumberland River.

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Conveniences

There is a comfort station at Turkey Junction about 1 mile from the Marks Creek Trail Head.

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Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail

Cumberland River Bicentennial TrailThe Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail has 6.7 miles of bike trails and hiking trails along the scenic Cumberland River. Sections of the trail, from Marks Creek to Sycamore Creek are paved with public parking and handicap cap access which is convenient for street bikes, strollers and wheelchairs. Eagle Pass sections are compacted gravel which makes suitable hiking trails and mountain bike trails.
The first 3.7 miles of the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail is paved starting at the Marks Creek Trailhead. This section of the trail has public parking and is wheelchair accessible from both Marks Creek and Sycamore Creek trail heads. Paving ends at the Sycamore Creek Trailhead. There is a comfort station at Turkey Junction, which is about 1.1 miles (1.77 km) from the Marks Creek Trailhead or 2.8 miles (4.50 km) from Sycamore Creek Trailhead.

The second part of the trail is called Eagle Pass. Eagle Pass is a 3 mile stretch through the Dyson Ditch Wildlife Refuge and ends near Cheatham Dam Right Bank. This greenway section of the trail is not paved but compacted gravel. This area is not suitable for road bikes or strollers, but is a excellent tour for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.

See our location page for directions and map details.

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Your donation counts.

The Friends of the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail use donations to help maintain our valuable community resource. Thank you for your support!

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Get Involved

Your support matters!

Trail cleanups are held twice annually in the spring and fall. Contact us to register. We need caring volunteers to help maintain our beautiful Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail. 

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Our Recent Projects

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Spring 2016 Cleanup Drive 

Spring 2016 Cleanup Drive

The Friends of the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail has begun to organize our Spring 2016 Cleanup Drive scheduled for March 19th 2016.
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Photo Contest

The Friends of the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail is holding a photo contest.
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Cumberland River Challenge Ride 2013 

Cumberland River Challenge

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The Cumberland River Challenge has extend routes.
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Winter Wonder

Winter is a beautiful time to see the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail.

Cumberland Sunsets

Sunsets are some of the best times to view the scenery of the beautiful Cumberland River.

Tennessee Wildlife

The Dyson Ditch Wildlife Refuge is an excellent place for bird watchers to visit.

Current Campaign

The Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail is currently seeking volunteers for our next cleanup drive scheduled for March 19th, 2016. Is you or your organization is interested in helping preserve our valuable community resource, we would love to hear from you!

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3.7
Paved Miles
3
Unpaved Miles
1
Comfort Station
6.7
Miles of Trails

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