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!

Bicycling

Bicycling

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Birding

Birding

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Disc Golf

Disc Golf

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Fishing

Fishing

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Hiking

Hiking

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Paddling

Paddling

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

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Running / Walking

Running / Walking

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Skateboarding

Skateboarding

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Wildflowers

Wildflowers

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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.

Hide and Seek with the Admiral – Feb 1-March 31

Farragut Parks and Recreation staff invites you to participate in Hide and Seek with the Admiral. This activity expands over 4 parks with 20 favorite hiding spots - Founders Park at Campbell Station, Mayor Bob Leonard [...]

Winter Kayak Roll Practice

Winter Kayak Roll Practice

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Roll practice is not a clinic, there is no professional instruction. However we are a friendly club of folks who enjoy boating. If you are new to kayaking or rolling, and have questions or want [...]

West Bikes Saturday Shop Ride

West Bikes Saturday Shop Ride

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us Saturday mornings for our social shop ride. Multiple groups/paces on each route: 14, 22, 0r 36 mile rides with paces from 13-18 mph. Safe roads. No drop. Roll out from the shop at [...]

Birding Basics Hike at Seven Islands SBP

Birding Basics Hike at Seven Islands SBP

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

If you have found a new interest in birding, this is the hike for you! We will hike 3 miles and learn the basics of birding, including tips for identification, bird songs, and the best [...]

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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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