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Retreat into Nature at Bledsoe Creek State Park

June 6, 2019

With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s great to escape into the wilderness and reconnect with nature. Bledsoe Creek State Park in Gallatin offers all kinds of ways to unwind amid the beauty of nature.

Start a visit at the Bledsoe Creek State Park Visitor Center! Its awesome log cabin design houses a friendly staff and lots of great information and maps about the park and surrounding area.

Bulletin boards are also placed throughout the park with maps, upcoming events, and other great information visitors might need.

Bledsoe Creek State Park’s five trails include the High Ridge Trail (1.4 miles – Natural – Difficult), Shoreline Trail (2.1 miles – Natural – Easy), and the Owl Ridge Trail (.5 mile – Natural – Difficult); they also have two paved ADA-accessible trails, the Birdsong Trail (.5 mile) and the Mayo Wix Memorial Trail (1 mile).

See a PDF map of the trails by clicking here!

Pick a trail and start exploring! With waterfront space, history, and wildlife, everyone’s sure to find their perfect trail!

The park also offers a public boat launch ramp with a courtesy dock for the general public and a ramp reserved solely for campers. Both ramps can accommodate fishing boats.

Be on the lookout for birds, as over 116 specifics have been recorded in the park!

Camping at Bledsoe Creek State Park is also a favorite activity with their 57 level campsites and 8 primitive campsites! They book up fast, so make sure to secure campground reservations sooner than later!

Bledsoe Creek State Park is open year-round for hiking, bird watching, and camping. Hiking the trails and bird watching is free; campsite rental prices can be found on the Bledsoe Creek State Park website.

For more information, contact Visit Sumner TN by either stopping in at 2310 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066, by calling (888) 301-7886, or by emailing 

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