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Fort Dickerson Quarry

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HIGHLIGHTS:

Within Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness; Fort Dickerson Park features 4 miles of natural trail wind through the forest and skirt around the quarry connecting the quarry overlook, the pool below, and an earthen fort from the Civil War era. During summer months, the 350-foot deep quarry is a favorite cool-down spot for swimmers and paddlers. Only non-motorized boats are permitted.

 Connects: Fort Dickerson Park, Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness

Park Map

Park Information

Location & Contact

South

Main: 3079 and 3096 Fort Dickerson Road, Knoxville, TN 37920
Quarry Access: 530 Augusta Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920

City of Knoxville Parks website

 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311

Features & Amenities

Trails, hiking, running, mountain biking, paddling, swimming, fishing, picnic areas, shelters

Park Size

90 acres

Trails

Natural Trail: 4 miles
Difficulty: moderate

Hours of Operation

Open Sunrise to Sunset

Resources

Trail Map

Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness Map

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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