The Warner Park Nature Center is a place where people and nature come together.

SWEAT Program

Work/learn/earn program and so much more.
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Urban Naturalist Program

Year-round program connecting urban youth and nature.
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B.I.R.D Program

National research is ongoing at the Nature Center.
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UPCOMING WPNC EVENTS
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Park Ambassador Orientation
August 20, 2020
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5-6 p.m.
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Virtual Hummingbird Celebration
August 29, 2020
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Park Ambassador Orientation
September 17, 2020
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5-6 p.m.
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ON THE NATURE CENTER CAMPUS

Natural History Museum
Organic Garden
Greenhouse
Bluebird Boxes
Teaching Pond
Nature Play
Hummingbird and Butterfly Gardens
The Milbrey Warner Waller Library
Native Fern Garden
Wildflower Garden
Bird Feeding Stations
Storywalk
EXPLORE HIKING TRAILS

Visit the Nature Center

Location

7311 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221
615-862-8555

Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday- Monday: Closed

TRAILHEAD

Warner Park Nature Center is the main trailhead for Edwin Warner Park. Access the Amphitheater Trail, Harpeth Woods Trail, Hungry Hawk Trail , Little Acorn Trail, Natchez Trace Trail, and the Nature Loop.

Other Information

  • Free admission
  • Free programs for families, adults, and children year-round
  • Pets allowed; must be on 6 foot or shorter leash
  • Collecting of plant, fungi, wildlife, or other natural or historic items prohibited without permit from Metro Parks (Contact Nature Center for permit information)
  • 15 MPH bike/pedestrian speed limit on Greenway
  • Bike on paved trails only
  • 15 MPH vehicle speed limit on park roads
  • Motorized vehicles not permitted on Greenway or Old Roadway trails
  • Camping not permitted in parks
  • No alcohol, drugs, or firearms allowed in parks at any time
  • No hunting or trapping permitted
WPNC NEWS
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Sandy Bivens BIRD Garden

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Compost 101

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WPNC Receives Living Building Award

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SUPPORTED BY FRIENDS OF WARNER PARKS

S.W.E.A.T.

B.I.R.D

Urban
Naturalist

P.E.N. Pals

Nature Center Improvements

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