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.

Intermediate Group Road Ride

Intermediate Group Road Ride

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Intermediate, social-paced group rides every Tuesday and Thursday. Route length 35 to 45 miles at a 15 to 17 mph average pace with regrouping along the route. Riders should have skills required to ride the roads [...]

MTB Service Clinic

MTB Service Clinic

February 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Get to know your mountain bike. This information session will include preventive maintenance, emergency trailside repair tips and tricks, and suspension setup. Details online.

FCP Thirsty Thursday Ride

FCP Thirsty Thursday Ride

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This weekly group ride will roll from the shop at 6pm to Sharps Ridge for some single track therapy. Ride can split into groups as needed with plenty of stops to regroup. Bring lights. Weather [...]

North Knox Beer Runners

North Knox Beer Runners

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet us at Central Flats and Taps every Thursday night at 6pm for a fun and easy run. Details online.


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.