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.

Cycology Bicycles Intermediate Group Road Ride

Intermediate pace group rides roll from the shop at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The route and pace is determined by the leader and group. Route length is generally 30 to 35 miles at a [...]

West Bikes Tuesday Shop Ride

West Bikes Tuesday Shop Ride

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us Tuesday evenings for a 13 mile instructional ride. Fun way to meet other bike enthusiasts, improve your skills and level of fitness. Safe roads. No Drop. Roll out from the shop at 6:05 [...]

Cycology Bicycles Maryville/Alcoa Greenway Ride

Join Cycology Bicycles for our beginner friendly, social pace, no drop rides on the first Tuesday of each month, now through October. We will meander through Maryville's paved, multi-use greenway trails, where no vehicles are [...]

Wednesday Night Ride

Wednesday Night Ride

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

Come join us for our weekly rides! We leave at 6 p.m. with four groups. The killer B’s start us off with an average speed of 16 mph, routes change every week. The B group [...]

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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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