Parks provide the perfect setting for spending the day outdoors. Whether it’s enjoying a run, walking your dog, teaching a child to ride a bike, playing a round of disc golf, or just reading a book on a grassy lawn — our parks are designed for your enjoyment. Knoxville has many local and state parks to explore and each one is unique in its landscape and layout. We’re also fortunate be in close proximity to the southeast’s best national parks and recreational areas. We’ve listed them all so find one near you to explore!