FREE PUBLIC ACCESS!
PLENTY OF FREE PARKING!

NATURE EXPERIENCE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM DAWN 'til DUSK!

Lamar Alexander Parkway (US 321) Townsend, TN  37882

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE!
PET FRIENDLY!

“I am learning to live close to the lives of my friends without ever seeing them. No miles of any measurement can separate your soul from mine.” ---  John Muir

Latest News from the River Walk & Arboretum

  • Stop By While Our Wings Are Drying

    Stop By While Our Wings Are Drying

    Just like a butterfly coming out of its cocoon, our pollinator garden is emerging from its transformation. Place your pointer over the picture to…

    Wednesday July 01

    by Mark Seder

    Stop By While Our Wings Are Drying

    Just like a butterfly coming out of its cocoon, our pollinator garden is emerging from its transformation. Place your pointer over the picture to…

    Wednesday July 01

    by Mark Seder
  • Take A Walk On the TRWA for Father's Day Weekend, Plenty to See

    Take A Walk On the TRWA for Father's…

    Enjoy the blooms of the rare Franklinia Tree, it can be found in the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum Roadside Specimen Garden.  A native…

    Thursday June 18

    by Mark Seder

    Take A Walk On the TRWA for Father's Day Weekend, Plenty to See

    Enjoy the blooms of the rare Franklinia Tree, it can be found in the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum Roadside Specimen Garden.  A native…

    Thursday June 18

    by Mark Seder
  • Celebrating National Garden Clubs National Garden Week 2020

    Celebrating National Garden Clubs National Garden Week 2020

    Working on the Pollinator & Memorial Garden at the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum while Proper Social Distancing.From Left to Right: Charlotte Miller(TGC,BCTMG), Theresa…

    Saturday June 13

    by Mark Seder

    Celebrating National Garden Clubs National Garden Week 2020

    Working on the Pollinator & Memorial Garden at the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum while Proper Social Distancing.From Left to Right: Charlotte Miller(TGC,BCTMG), Theresa…

    Saturday June 13

    by Mark Seder
  • A Stroll Around the TRWA - 2020.06.08

    A Stroll Around the TRWA - 2020.06.08

    Our Designated Redbud Tree is Loaded with Pea Pods. It is a Member of the Pea Family and the Pods are Edible! Wow! What…

    Tuesday June 09

    by Mark Seder

    A Stroll Around the TRWA - 2020.06.08

    Our Designated Redbud Tree is Loaded with Pea Pods. It is a Member of the Pea Family and the Pods are Edible! Wow! What…

    Tuesday June 09

    by Mark Seder
  • Pollinator & Memorial Garden Update

    Pollinator & Memorial Garden Update

    The Path to the Center of the Pollinator & Memorial Garden is almost complete. The Pollinator and Memorial Garden transformation is progressing, although a…

    Sunday May 31

    by Mark Seder

    Pollinator & Memorial Garden Update

    The Path to the Center of the Pollinator & Memorial Garden is almost complete. The Pollinator and Memorial Garden transformation is progressing, although a…

    Sunday May 31

    by Mark Seder
  • Second Bluebird Nesting - May 2020

    Second Bluebird Nesting - May 2020

    Great News! Our bluebirds have started a second nesting.  The first egg was on May 28, 2020.  The first nesting was 5 eggs and…

    Saturday May 30

    by Mark Seder

    Second Bluebird Nesting - May 2020

    Great News! Our bluebirds have started a second nesting.  The first egg was on May 28, 2020.  The first nesting was 5 eggs and…

    Saturday May 30

    by Mark Seder
Explore the Arboretum

A Certified Arboretum In Townsend, TN

The Townsend River Walk and Arboretum has been certified by the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council.  It is a fun and educational experience.  Each tree has a plaque that provides tree information.  

LEARN MORE Tree Information
Four Seasons of Beauty

Enjoy the Nature Trail Year Round!

Every season on river walk brings something new.   Blossoms and flowers in the Spring; flowers and a place to cool off in the Summer; colorful foliage in the Fall and the Winter brings scenic views of the trail and river.

4 Seasons of Beauty
Plenty of Parking and Easy Access

Located just off the US 321 in Townsend

Get directions to the Townsend River Walk as well as a detailed map of the river walk and arboretum.  We have it mapped to make finding and enjoying the Townsend River Walk a bit easier.

RIVER WALK MAP

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