The amazing downtown riverfront space created for the residents and visitors of Nashville by Hargreaves Associates. Cumberland Park is an innovative play space for children and families incorporating unique play structures and water features to create an exciting new attraction along Nashville’s riverfront. The 6.5 acre park includes an outdoor amphitheater that can hold approximately 1,200 people for an event. The park sits between the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge and the Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge and offers direct access to the Shelby Street Bridge by way of a new elevator and staircase.
The Hollow. A one-of-a-kind nature and play area for children that includes an undulating “washboard” activity area, sand play, a bouncing pad, a green maze and tandem see-saw for parents and kids. The Hollow’s water features include a rainbow area, a “cloud bridge” with rain curtains and interactive splash pad.
The Scoops. A cooling off area that features a stepping-stone path with mist features.
The Gorge. A stone climbing wall with climbing ropes, embedded fossils, climbing nets and sliding poles. A four-person embankment slide is made of Corian material designed to remain cool under a summer sun.
The Explorer Trail. A crushed-stone trail that weaves through plant groves and meadows designed to attract butterflies