Morningside Park

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
[email protected]
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Fantastic new play areas!

BlueCross Healthy Place Now Open at Morningside Park

Features in the BlueCross Healthy Place include:

• Multipurpose field with bleachers • Playgrounds for children ages 2-5 and 5-12 • Challenge course • 40-yard dash • Fitness area • Walking trail • Community pavilion

Click here to learn more about the BlueCross Healthy Place.

  • 35.85 acres
• 2 shelters
• restrooms (closed in winter)
• picnic tables
• playground
• multi-purpose rectangle field
• open space
• paved trails
• 18-hole disc golf course
• fitness equipment
"If Trees Could Sing" map
Morningside Greenway
• adjacent to Alex Haley Heritage Square and Isabella Towers
  KAT Route 32 - Dandridge Ave. at Hazen St.
  City Council District: 6
Morningside Park

1871 Hazen Street
Knoxville, TN 37915

East Knoxville

Take the James White Parkway exit off of I-40; then take the Summit Hill exit; turn left onto Summit Hill; at the second red light the road turns into Dandridge; make first right first going through the red light onto Hazen Street; park will be on the right side of the road.

Just minutes from downtown, Morningside Park features an 18-hole disc golf course, gently rolling terrain, large shade trees, and plenty of open space and play areas. Morningside Greenway bisects the park connecting to neighborhoods along the way. Check out the new BlueCross Healthy Place at Morningside Park, opened in December 2023, with playgrounds, fitness stations, restrooms & more. On your way into the park, visit the Alex Haley Heritage Square located at the northwest end of the park.

The park shelter is available first come first serve unless there is a special event being hosted at the park.


Morningside Park has an outstanding 18-hole disc golf course throughout the park completely redesigned in 2012 to tournament standards. Learn more about this course and Knoxville's offerings for disc golf at Knoxville Disc Golf Association's website at


Explore Morningside Park on Google Trekker Street View (images from Fall 2014):
Haley Heritage Square
Morningside Greenway
Morningside Park

map of Morningside Park Map Legend


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.