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Parks and nature in Knoxville

Top parks

Trail
“Lots of nature trails to walk along. Meads Quarry is across the street for swimming. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Park
“Knoxville Zoo has created some interesting spaces for kids to learn and enjoy animals. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Park
“Huge outdoor space with fountains. Walkable to downtown. Put your feet in the wading pool and have a picnic! It's right next to sunsphere.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“A beautiful swimming spot. Ask us for tips, as it is a little hard to find the first time.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“47-acres of gardens, trees & lawns amid walking paths, old walls & stone buildings. Free entry.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Huge park nestled alongside the French Broad River. Wonderful views and peaceful hiking.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely little park in west Knoxville with mountain and lake views along your walk. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“You have to see World's Fair Park during your stay in Knoxville. It's home to Knoxville's landmark, the Sunsphere. The park has fountains, fields, and trails. ”
  • 6 locals recommend

Playgrounds

Park
“Huge outdoor space with fountains. Walkable to downtown. Put your feet in the wading pool and have a picnic! It's right next to sunsphere.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Playground
  • 1 local recommends
Playground
“Amazing playground structures for kids of varying ages. Across from Knoxville Museum of Art and a few blocks from Worlds Fair Park”
  • 3 locals recommend

Trails

Trail
“Lots of nature trails to walk along. Meads Quarry is across the street for swimming. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Trail
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
“Meades Quarry has a bit of everything. Located in the heart of Knoxville's Urban Wilderness you can park here and take off on over 50 miles of mixed use trails, or cool off with a swim in the quarry. Paddleboard and kayak rentals as well as local beer from YeeHaw Brewery are available.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bike Trail
Bike Trail
“Mountain biking, hiking, trail running, as well as some downhill trails for bikes. There is also a small pump track as well as a playground.”
  • 1 local recommends