Hiking

Most all the parks around the city and county of Knoxville offer great paved and natural surface trails for walking and short hikes, but if you’re looking for a more robust hike, lace up your boots and head to one of our featured hiking trails.

Check our calendar for upcoming group hikes.

Norris Songbird Trail SWA

Norris Songbird Trail State Wildlife Observation Area HIGHLIGHTS: The scenic trail contours the Clinch River providing a variety of habitats for many songbirds [...]

Norris Dam State Park Trails

Norris Dam State Park Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Surrounded by beautiful hardwood forests and miles of Norris Lake shoreline; 800 miles of pristine shoreline for [...]

Loyston Point Trails

Loyston Point Trails HIGHLIGHTS: 17.7 miles of multi-use trails meander through beautiful woodlands, hugging the shoreline of Norris Lake and ascending to the [...]

Johnson Ridge SWA Trails

Johnson Ridge Small Wild Area Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Located on Cherokee Reservoir; scenic overlooks; 1.7-mile loop winds along the shoreline and through various habitats [...]

Haw Ridge Trails

Haw Ridge Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Situated on scenic peninsula along the shores of the Clinch River; 30+ miles of trail perfect for hikers, trail [...]

Hall Bend SWA Trails

Hall Bend Small Wild Area Trails HIGHLIGHTS: 5-mile trail routes around the west banks of Tellico Lake, forming a loop with views of [...]

Frozen Head State Park Trails

Frozen Head State Park Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Known for giant sandstone rock formations, bluffs, mountain streams, and waterfalls - this mountainous terrain varies from [...]

Fort Loudoun State Park Trails

Fort Loudoun State Historic Park Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Built in 1756, one of the earliest British fortifications on the western frontier and reconstructed during [...]

Elza Gate Park Trails

Elza Gate Park Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Historical location of the Elza Gate - a former entry point to the Secret City back in the 1940's; [...]

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