Hamilton Creek


Trail Guide


2975 Bell Road
Nashville, TN, 37217


Hamilton Creek Park is located off of Interstate 40, past the airport going east. Take exit 219 at Stewart's Ferry Pike. Stewart's Ferry Pike will turn into Bell Road. Follow Bell Road about three miles to the park entrance noted by a Metro Parks - US Army Corps of Engineers sign. Hamilton Creek is one of Metro Parks' four parks that contain mountain bike trails. With just a little over 11 miles of single-track, Hamilton Creek has enough limestone rock and exposed root to satisfy even the most discerning of technical riders. Rated as an Intermediate/Advanced Trail system, Hamilton Creek offers 2 loops of varying difficulty. The Lakeside Trail (Intermediate - 4.5 miles) gives you numerous opportunities to practice your skills on technical single-track. The Pinnacle Trail (Advanced - 6.5 miles), flows at a faster pace, and constantly challenges you.

Trail feature include creek beds, narrow passages, multiple rock drops, log crossings, and steep downhill sections. Rider should expect fast, flowing sections of trail to break up the overall technical demands of these trails. This system can be utilized in either a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction. Port-O-Let facilities and water are available at the Lakeside trailhead. Parking is available at the Lakeside Trail (Hamilton Creek Park main) or Pinnacle Trail (Ned Shelton Road).