Explore the great outdoors with fitness adventurer Missy Kane!

Choose Your Adventure

Surrounded by mountains, rivers and lakes, it’s easy to see why Knoxville is loved for its outdoor recreation. Just minutes from downtown, you’ll find mountain biking, paddling, hiking, climbing and more. Search this site by activity or location and get inspired for your next outdoor adventure!

Upcoming Events

Check out the event calendar for all the special programs, workshops, guided tours and group activities offered in our region to help you find your adventure of choice and learn from the experts. Be sure to visit the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center to get friendly advice, pick up trail maps or brochures and share your outdoor adventures with us.

Big South Fork EPIC Weekend June 2-4

Join us to celebrate National Trail Day with a weekend of fun at Big South Fork. We’ll camp at the group campsite, work with the Big South Fork Bike Club, and Ride BIKES. Lunch will [...]

XC Enduro Downhill June 3-4

XC, Enduro and Downhill races, beginner to pro! Details and schedule online.

LBE Monday Shop Ride

LBE Monday Shop Ride

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly South Knoxville group road bicycle ride departing from LB Endurance Lab. A & B Groups, ~20-40 miles, exact distances/routes TBA will vary. A ride will be "spirited" and B group will attempt to regroup [...]

Bearden Beer Mkt Fun Run

Bearden Beer Mkt Fun Run

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Social run on Mondays leaving from Bearden Beer Market. Check Facebook for details and updates.

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We work to preserve our area’s extraordinary natural resources and to expand parks, create trails, and increase access to our rivers to assure that our region enjoys exceptional recreational opportunities for generations to come.