Centennial Park

Category: Park

Address: 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203, USA

Phone: +16158628400

Opening hours

Sunday: 6AM–8PM

Monday: 6AM–8PM

Tuesday: 6AM–8PM

Wednesday: 6AM–8PM

Thursday: 6AM–8PM

Friday: 6AM–8PM

Saturday: 6AM–8PM


Shannon Shedd

Dec 14, 2021

I've been visiting family in the Nashville area for over 5 years and have never stopped here before - WELL worth the stop! Centennial Park surrounding the Parthenon is completely free with a beautiful 1 mile walking loop around a large …

Ina Bednarska

Nov 14, 2021

A great park for: - a stroll if you don’t have a lot of time (it takes less than an hour to walk around it) …

Barbara L Kennedy

Nov 14, 2021

We’re here for the week from so Cal, just got in today. After dinner we took a stroll to this beautiful park, full of activities, families and joy. I even ran into a statue dedicated to a great x (?) uncle, Capt. James Robertson. A very …

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Questions & Answers

Are dogs allowed (on leash of course)?

Cassandra Crausaz | Jan 13, 2019
Jeannine Connors | Jan 14, 2019

They also have a seperate dog park but yes leashed dogs are allowed

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Is there parking?

Donald Hively | Jan 13, 2019
Michael Arwood | Jan 14, 2019


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How many people charge the entrance is the first time that I go

Nancy Velazquez | Jan 13, 2018
TheLastHenchman | Jan 14, 2018

Park entry is free. However, it's a $6 admission for the Parthenon.

Can you bike in the park?

Sandra Rideout | Jan 13, 2019
Gwen Banks | Jan 14, 2019

You can bike in the park, there is a sidewalk / circuit all the way around. However I would not call this a cyclist's first-choice. There are usually more Walkers and kids, and the real cycling I'd say is probably done on the Greenways around town.

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Is there a public restroom here?

Christina Brock | Dec 13, 2021
martin ruvalcaba | Dec 14, 2021

Yes there's restroom in there ,but when place is close theres rhe portable party outside on the park

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Is the dog park open to the public now? Last couple of times I tried to take my dog there it was padlocked.

Donna Gibson | Jan 12, 2021
Jonathan Long | Jan 13, 2021

It is! Fair amount of folks but still able to maintain reasonable social distance and enjoy

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Is the park open?

juan najera | Jan 12, 2021
juan najera | Jan 13, 2021

Thanks everyone I went the park was open but the The Parthenon was close it open at 12:30 pm on Sunday

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Is roller skating allowed?

Momma Joy | Jan 12, 2021
Chuck Metcalfe | Jan 13, 2021

Yes, but there re signs that prohibit it on the Parthenon.

Is it open today on Christmas?

Venkata Raghunadh Illinda | Dec 13, 2021
Dillon Stone | Dec 14, 2021

Probably not

can i hunt geese here

Asa Chamberlain | Jan 13, 2020
Spider - Fram | Jan 14, 2020

This is an awkwardly specific question.

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Is there handicap parking available?

Peggy Kurilla | Jan 13, 2019
Peggy Kurilla | Jan 14, 2019

Thank you! We'll be visiting next month and my mom can't walk great distance.

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Are you open every day?

Carole Bumpers | Jan 13, 2019
Kelson Mulcahy | Jan 14, 2019


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Is there a playground at Centennial Park?

Tonya Bowen | Jan 13, 2019
Chad Riden | Jan 14, 2019

Yes, on the road between the mcdonalds on west end and the Parthenon.

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Does this park have a good view to see the fireworks on the 4th of July?

Jasmin Hill (angelgirl94) | Jan 13, 2019
James Grady | Jan 14, 2019

No it would be quite far from the main show, tjough youd likely still see some of the firesorks it wouldnt be a good view.

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Can you fly a drone in the public park and around the Parthenon?

Brandon Capley | Jan 13, 2019
Charles Hall | Jan 14, 2019

No it's illegal, not I've seen people do it anyway during small crowds. Less injuries and less witnesses

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Could you have a small wedding their..?

Rachel Whitefield | Jan 13, 2020
Candra Kongsaysy | Jan 14, 2020

Yes, there is a garden area that people can reserve for small weddings.

is there free parking

James Chancellor | Jan 13, 2018
Jeff Harris | Jan 14, 2018

Yes it is free

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Which bus runs that route

Ruthven Robinson | Jan 13, 2018
Audrey Cermak | Jan 14, 2018

Bus 3 and 5 run down the West End side of the park. Bus 10 runs down the Charlotte Ave side.

Is construction still going on haven't been since it started.

Earl Wyatt McCrory | Sep 14, 2021
Ken P | Sep 15, 2021

Yea it’s still going on.

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Is this park open today on Labor day?

Ivette Triana | Sep 14, 2021
Ken P | Sep 15, 2021

Yes - the park is open today. I checked and verified.

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Do I need to take a chair for the concert?

Janice Keplinger | Sep 14, 2021
Definition in Depth الشرح بالتفصيل | Sep 15, 2021

Definitely yes

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What happened to the little red caboose that use to be at Centennial park many years ago?

Pam Demonbreun | Jul 16, 2021
Allison Smith | Jul 17, 2021

Train was removed from park to restore it.

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Are there bathrooms?

Marlene Slaughter | Jan 12, 2021
Candace Taylor | Jan 13, 2021


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Is there a track and field area? Or a baseball field?

Lakalyn Frazier | Jan 12, 2021
Kathy Renee | Jan 13, 2021

Unfortunately no just walking trails, pond, greenery, park, The Parthenon, flower gardens, and entertainment areas.

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is there a map of the new renovation of centennial park?

Bonnie Smith | Jan 13, 2020
Aaron Feick | Jan 14, 2020

Not sure you can check on-line but at the moment they have not updated the park map on location

Too many damn smokers everywhere. Can not even go to a open air park to enjoy fresh air.

Brian Wilson | Jan 13, 2020
Linda Baker-Gilliam | Jan 14, 2020

A lovely historic spot to enjoy. I actually have a relative named on one of the statues in remembrance of the Civil War.

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Can u go in the building for free?

keira | Jan 13, 2020
Davin Patel | Jan 14, 2020

$6 to get in. Worth it.

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Can u fish here

April White | Jan 13, 2020
Anthony Hunter | Jan 14, 2020

I didn't see anyone fishing

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Are there fish in the pond?

carol johnson | Jan 13, 2020
Jonathan Racic | Jan 14, 2020

The lake has fish in it. I will say that the fish we saw weren't that big, and they looked like cichlids. I didn't see anything like Koi in the lake. It is still very pretty and relaxing. There is also an island with bee hive boxes on it.

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Price per person

Elda L. Robledo Lopez | Jan 13, 2020
amanda sherroan | Jan 14, 2020

The park is free, the museum under the parthenon is $6 I think

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Is there Wi-Fi?

Emma Mcguinn | Jan 12, 2021
Momma Joy | Jan 13, 2021

Because we all go to the park for wifi.🤣

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Can you rent wheelchairs?

Joan Rapkoch | Jan 13, 2020
arun ranganathan | Jan 14, 2020

Nope. Only electric skate boards

Does the main pavilion have electrical outlets?

Esther Schara | Jan 13, 2020
Deborah Her | Jan 14, 2020


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Are the paddle boats still there?

Ray Sholar | Jan 13, 2020
Vicki Berry | Jan 14, 2020


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Any drone specific rules? Are they even allowed?

Jackee robinson | Jan 13, 2020
Kevin Hadley | Jan 14, 2020

I've flown my drone there. I'm not positive but I don't see why they wouldn't be allowed! Just goto the big Field

Is there a fee to get there

pako Silva | Jan 13, 2020
Benjamin Bass | Jan 14, 2020

Free to get into park itself. Other things cost money. Park your car far away and walk there, parking is incredibly tight

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Cranberry dishes on display - what's correct name?

Maria Luz | Jan 13, 2019
Sabas Ck | Jan 14, 2019

Where did you saw that?

Do they have a basketball court for my brothers

Loulou Taylor | Jan 13, 2019
Bridget J Stewart | Jan 14, 2019

No, it's not that kind of park, but it's still lovely. Here's a link that will tell you more about it. https://www.google.com/search?client=ms-android-att-aio-us&source=hp&ei=cvIoXLGfLayJ5wLw9p2QBA&q=Centenial+park#

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Is fishing allowed at the lake

Harrison Stough | Jan 13, 2019
Brandon Patton | Jan 14, 2019

Yes but i dont recommend eating the fish.

Is skateboarding/longboarding allowed?

Dustin Smith | Jan 13, 2019
Arratemis Riddle | Jan 14, 2019

It's not allowed but you can ride bikes.

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Can you walk after 11

Terry Reed | Jan 13, 2019
Ivone Santiago | Jan 14, 2019

Hours posted are 7am-11pm.

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Would you have to pay to have a small wedding?

Rachel Whitefield | Jan 13, 2019
Melanie Brown | Jan 14, 2019

That is a question for Parks and Recreation in Davidson County,TN. However it would be a divine place for a wedding. I suggest you call Davidson County Park and Recreation to find out the cost to rent an area for a Wedding.

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can you fish there

bush john dan | Jan 13, 2019
Nancy Black | Jan 14, 2019

Not unless you go over to the office NW of the pond and behind the train to obtain a small permit I believe thats correct .

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Is there picked places?

Martha Pile | Jan 13, 2019
Lloyd Sylvis | Jan 14, 2019

Me either..... What are you Picking lol

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Can you go inside on Sunday

Joanne Cornelius | Jan 13, 2019
Denisha Austin | Jan 14, 2019


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How long can you stay parked there? Will I get towed if I leave my car in one of the free parking spots near the Parthenon for a few hours?

Jessica Caldwell | Jan 13, 2018
Paul Price | Jan 14, 2018

To my recollection your car would be just fine there. They wouldn't know if your just wondering about the park or not. Now if you left it there for a day or overnight then I would think it would be towed then

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How far is it around the lake

Cindy Hamand | Jan 13, 2018
Tim Pippin | Jan 14, 2018

There is a one mile path marked on the trail.

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