Located in the shadow of the Capitol in downtown Nashville, Bicentennial Capitol Mall gives visitors a taste of Tennessee’s history, natural wonders and serves as a lasting monument to Tennessee’s Bicentennial Celebration, which was June 1, 1996.

With just a simple walk in the 11-acre park visitors can experience many facets of Tennessee’s history including a 200-foot granite map of the state, a World War II Memorial, a 95-Bell Carillon, a Pathway of History and the Rivers of Tennessee Fountains.

The 11 planters along the Walkway of Counties show native plant species from different regions of the state. The two-page park map is a helpful and informative tool for those wishing to take a self-guided tour of the park.


Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
600 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243, United States



Visitor Center Hours 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday


Contact Details

Park Office Number: 615-741-5280

Official Website: Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park is a must-visit state park in Tennessee. Check out other state parks in Tennessee here.

Tennessee State Parks