Centennial Park

2500 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203- Map It
Phone: (615) 862-8400

AAA Editor Notes

Centennial Park is at West End and 25th aves. The site of the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition, the 132-acre park features grassy areas, sunken gardens, a dog park, a playground, a water feature, monuments, a 1-mile walking trail around Lake Watauga and The Parthenon, which houses an art museum. The unearthed Cockrill Spring is located near the West End Ave. entrance. “If Trees Could Sing,” an interactive outdoor exhibit, features 18 video presentations by Nashville celebrities that can be accessed by smartphone. Centennial Art Center displays works of art by local and regional artists. Free outdoor music concerts are held at the band shell on Saturday afternoons during Musicians Corner, May-June and Sept.-Oct. Picnicking is permitted.
Hours: Grounds daily dawn-11 p.m. Art center Mon.-Thurs. 9-5.