During a stay at one of the nearby Bicentennial Mall State Park hotels, indulge your inner explorer with a memorable hiking trip in the park. The Bicentennial Mall Trail has many a sight along its .9mi. paved surface, which you can cover in one go or break up into shorter trails. Both self-guided and ranger-led tours are available.
Lined with almost a dozen planters, this walk is a must for nature lovers as visitors can learn about the many native species of plants from all over the state. There are also markers for every county in Tennessee, with individual time capsules to be opened in 2096.
These are actually two paths, located along the park's inside wall, giving you a closer look at the memorials and engraved brick. It also leads to the famous Court of 3 Stars and Bell Carillon.
On this short, 1,400ft. stretch, you;ll find a massive granite wall engraved with details signifying important state events in history.
Although essentially an open-air museum, the park is also equipped with several fun attractions and events for guests of all ages. Add beautiful memories to your stay at nearby Bicentennial Mall State Park cabins with a few such activities, which range from outdoor fun to cultural festivals.
This annual fall event features interactive examples of what historic daily life in the region was like. It is geared to interest children, and thus is a big hit with schools in the area.
These 31 spray fountains resembling geysers are a joy for children and adults alike on hot summer days. Designed to represent Tennessee’s many waterways, they are among the park's top attractions.
Pack a Frisbee and a basket of food, and head to one of the many picnic tables. Available on a first-come, first-serve basis, the tables offer great views and plenty of space to play on your family day out. Restrooms and eateries nearby are added amenities. If you have more time, plan a trip to the nearby Nashville Farmers’ Market for buying local produce, grabbing a bite, or shopping at the weekend flea market.