Betsy Ligon Park and Walking Trail

The Betsy Ligon Park and Walking Trail features a scenic, two-mile walking trail along the creek in downtown Erin.  Along the tree-lined trail, view many of the town's historic sites and explore colorful train cars situated along the old L&N railway bed that once ran behind Erin's Town Square. Benches are plentiful for your relaxation.  A playground, box car, caboose and the Railroad Memorial Pavilion are also located in the Park.

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Location

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Latitude: 36.31793 Longitude: -87.694222 Elevation: 433 ft
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Tonya Blades

Recreational Opportunities

Walking trail

Creek wading

Playground equipment

Room to play catch or throw a Frisbee

Picnicking

Seasons Accessible

Open year-round

Fees

No fees

ADA Accessibility Notes

The park and trail are ADA accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs are welcome on a leash.

How to Get There


Nashville, Tennessee - Approximately 1 hours, 20 minutes
Get on I-40 W/I-65 N
3 min (0.8 mi)
Take I-24 W to TN-76 W/M.L.K. Jr Pkwy W in Clarksville. Take exit 11 from I-24 W
34 min (39.3 mi)
Take Ashland City Rd/U.S. 41 Alt Bypass and TN-149 W to W Front St in Erin
47 min (34.7 mi)
Arrive Betsy Ligon Park & Walking Trail
Erin, TN 37061

Paducah, Kentucky - Approximately 2 hours
Take S 3rd St and Wayne Sullivan Dr to US-62 E/Clarks River Rd
7 min (3.4 mi)
Take US-68 E to KY-453 S in Trigg County. Take the exit toward Grand Rivers, Kentucky/Dover, Tennessee from US-68 E
48 min (38.4 mi)
Take TN-49 E to US-79 N/Fort Donelson Pkwy in Stewart County
33 min (26.1 mi)
Take TN-49 E to Midway in Erin
33 min (23.4 mi)
Drive to W Front St
1 min (0.4 mi)
Turn right onto Midway
276 ft
Turn left onto W Front St
Arrive Betsy Ligon Park will be on the left


Memphis, Tennessee - Approximately 3 hours
Follow I-40 to TN-13 N in Hurricane Mills. Take exit 143 from I-40
2 h 6 min (145 mi)
Follow TN-13 N to W Front St in Erin
45 min (36.7 mi)
Arrive Betsy Ligon Park & Walking Trail
Erin, TN 37061

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