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.

Discovery Camp II at Tremont

Each day will be full of exciting discoveries in the great outdoors. This week-long camp is an opportunity for campers to get down and dirty with the forests, rivers, and critters that make these mountains [...]

Ranger Storytime at Seven Islands SBP

Ranger Storytime at Seven Islands SBP

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Join Ranger Stephanie as she reads several fun stories about birds and other wildlife. Stories change each week and some sessions may have a craft component afterwards. Meet at the at the Outdoor Classroom on [...]

Weekly Gentlemen’s Ride

Weekly Gentlemen’s Ride

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Join the gentlemen of CVTA every Monday for a no-drop group MTB ride. Plan for a 1-2 hour ride of 7 to 8 miles. Please check each week's Facebook event for location and any changes due to weather.

OHB Run Club

OHB Run Club

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Walkers to sprinters, all ability levels, join us for a greenway or trail run every Monday evening. An out-and-back 5k distance will be marked. Afterwards, enjoy $1 off beers in the OHB taproom. Check our [...]

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Legacy Parks Unveils Natural Asset Guidebook

Legacy Parks has unveiled its Oak Ridge Natural Assets Guidebook, a collaborative project created at the request of the City of Oak Ridge, Roane County and Anderson County civic and business leaders in response to [...]

Get Out and Play Guide

A comprehensive guide for outdoor activity in the East Tennessee region – the Get Out and Play! Guide is a complete directory of all parks, trails, and greenways in Knox and surrounding counties, and includes major [...]

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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.

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