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The Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities for each member of the family to enjoy. One of the main goals for the Department is to improve recreation opportunities for all Knoxvillians,and with the opening of new fitness centers, the construction of greenways and walking trails and the installation of new playground equipment at many city parks, great progress is being made toward the goal.

Parks in KnoxvilleParks in KnoxvilleParks in Knoxville

Click on the name below for more info about the park.

City Park Knox Area Acres
Adair Park
North 39
Alex Haley Heritage Square
East  
Alice Bell Park / Ballfields
North 12
Ashley Nicole Dream Playground
East  
Babe Ruth Park
East 1
Baker Creek Preserve South 100
Baxter Avenue Park
Northwest 1
Bearden Middle School Ballfields
West 4
Boright Park
North 1
Buck Toms Park
West 5
Cal Johnson Park
East 4
Caswell Park
East 10
Cecil Webb Park
South 1
Charter E. Doyle Park and
PetSafe Dog Park
South 26
Christenberry Ballfields
North 6
Claude Walker Park
and Ballfields

East 4
Cradle of Country Music Park Downtown 0.44
Cumberland Estates Park Northwest 26.96
Danny Mayfield Park
Northwest 1
Deane Hill Park West 5.02
Dr. Walter Hardy Park
East 3
Edgewood Park North 2
Everly Brothers Park West .79
First Creek Park North 10
Forest Heights Pocket Park West .77
Forks of the River WMA South
331
Fort Dickerson Park South 85
Fort Kid Downtown <1
Fountain City Ballfields North 15
Fountain City Park North 8
Fountain City Skate Park Northwest 4.53
Fourth & Gill Park North 1
Frajan Campbell Park Northwest 1
Fulton Bicentennial Park North 5.12
Gary Underwood Park South 5
Gov. Ned McWherter /
Riverside Landing Park
East 2
Happy Homes Park Northwest  
Harriet Tubman Park East 4
Holston-Chilhowee Ballfields East 14
Holston River Park and
PetSafe Dog Park
East 44
Ijams Nature Center South 100
Inskip Ballfields Northwest 9
Inskip Park & Pool
Northwest 12
Island Home Park South 3
James Agee Park Downtown 1
James Smith Park East 1
Joe Foster Park South 1
Knoxville Municipal Golf Course North 152
Krutch Park Downtown 1
Lakeshore Park West 185
Ledgerwood Park North 1
Lonsdale Park Northwest 4
Luxmore Drive Natural Area West 12.44
Malcolm - Martin Park Northwest 17
Marie Myers Park South 4
Mary James Park
South 3
Mary Vestal Park South 13
Maynard Glenn Ballfields South 7
Meadow Circle Park South 1
Morningside Park East 23
North Hills Park North 1
Northwest Middle School Park Northwest 14
Old North Knoxville Park North 0.25
Olde Mechanicsville Park Northwest 1
Parkridge Park East 2
Paul Hogue Park East 1
Petsafe Downtown Dog Park Downtown 1
Reed & Baxter Park Northwest 1
River Bluff Wildlife Area  South 70
Rock City Ballfield South 4
Rocky Hill Ballfields West 18
Roseanne Wolf Picnic Area North  
S & J Colquitt Memorial Park Northwest 6
Safety City Park North 20.26
Sam Duff Memorial Park South 12
Sam E. Hill Park Northwest 2
Scottish Pike Park South 2
Sequoyah Hills Park West 87
Sharp's Ridge Veterans Memorial Park North 111
Skyline Park East 10
Stanley Lippencott Ridge Park South 22
Suttree Landing Park South 8
Talahi Park West 1
Third Creek Greenway Park West 39.24
Tyson Park West 27
Victor Ashe Park and
Dogwood Dog Park
Northwest 115
Volunteer Landing Park Downtown 3
West Hills / John Bynon Park West 14
West View Park West 3
Westwood Park West 1
Whitlow - Logan Park West 2
Whittle Springs Golf Course Northeast 88
Williams Creek Golf Course East 85
Williams Creek Urban Forest East 15.95
William Hastie Natural Area
South 75
William Powell Park East 2
World's Fair Park Downtown 10
TOTAL 97 parks # acres

PARK RULES & REGULATIONS:

1.) For the protection of our park and the safety of its users,the following are prohibited:
  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No open fires
  • No hitting golf balls anywhere in the park
  • No motorized vehicles in park
  • No equestrian activity
2.) Per city ordinance, all animals must be maintained on a leash.
3.) Please be respectful of other trail users.
4.) Please help to keep our parks beautiful by disposing trash in proper receptacles.
5.) Hours - Open dawn to dusk unless otherwise posted.