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Support one of Tennessee's
most visited state parks

Learn more about the nonprofit Friends group that supports Harpeth River State Park programs and conservation.

Learn more about special fundraising events, tree planting days, river cleanups, and more.

With more than 500,000 visitors annually, HRSP has four major sites, plus river access points.

You can help make a difference by becoming a Friend, volunteering, and giving a tax-deductible gift.

The Park

The Harpeth River State Park is a linear park that manages nine river access sites along 40 river miles. Sites include several natural, archaeological and historic areas. The park is popular for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and hiking. Canoe access areas are located at all sites (excluding archeological areas). 

The Harpeth River is a Class I river. It is appropriate for beginners to advanced paddlers. Visitors can bring their own canoe or kayak. Rentals and trip information are available from local outfitters in and around Kingston Springs.


In addition to the sites below, Newsom's Mill is one of the oldest gristmills in Davidson County. Other park sites providing fishing and river access include: Hwy 100 Access located near Warner Park; Kingston Springs access near the city park; Hwy 249 access; Hwy 70 access; and Gossett Tract. 

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