Best Hiking Trails in Knoxville

Expert recommended Top 3 Hiking Trails in Knoxville, Tennessee. All of our hiking trails face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


2915 Island Home Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920 Directions

Since 1910

Lake, Dogs on Leash, Kid Friendly, Wildlife, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Beach, Wheelchair Friendly, Wild Flowers, Trail Running, Birding, Fishing, Nature Trips & Walking

This 315-acre nature center is a wild place where visitors of all ages and abilities can attend environmental education programs, hike, bike, paddle, climb or simply enjoy the day. Ijams is a wildlife sanctuary where everyone can learn about, enjoy and connect with nature. Providing an urban greenspace for people to learn about and enjoy the outdoors through engaging experiences. This center annually welcomes more than 160,000 visitors from around the world

CityView Magazine named Ijams Nature Center the BEST PARK in Knoxville, as well as the BEST EXTREME ADVENTURE in Knoxville - Ijams was featured in The New York Times, 36 Hours: USA & Canada as one of the top travel destinations in North America

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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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4901 Bradshaw Road, Knoxville, TN 37912 Directions

Since 2004

Lake, Dogs on Leash, Wildlife, Mountain Biking, Wild Flowers, Birding, Fishing, Nature Trips, Walking, Volleyball Courts, Golf Course, Playground, Picnic Area, Kids Play Area, Water Fountains, Bike Ride, Playing Game, Football, Soccer Nets, Bicycles Ride & Skates

People and dogs equally love this park runners and walkers love the paved and natural surface trails. Sport players love the multiple soccer and football fields. Kids love the large playground and greenway. Combine all this with pavilions, picnic facilities, concession stand and restrooms and Victor Ashe Park is the place to go to enjoy multiple venues. Beautiful hardwoods surrounding this one-acre off-leash dog park create a nice retreat where canine friends can enjoy ramps & tunnels

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Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 8:15 pm

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3000 Fort Dickerson Road Southwest, Knoxville, TN 37920 Directions

Paddling and Swimming, Jumping, Road Biking, Dogs on Leash, Mountain Biking, Birding, Trail Running, Walking, Wild Flowers, Nature Trips, Forest Lake & Beach

Provides a high vantage point to get a full view of the downtown skyline as well as the high peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains. Enjoy wandering over to the historic Civil War fort to stroll around the interpretive trail. There are two shelters for enjoying a picnic after walking the interactive trail around the fort, which includes three authentic replica cannons. Expansive 1,000-acre city park featuring hiking trails, a swimming quarry & Civil War sites


Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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