Harriet Tubman 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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• 4.36 acres
• 1 gazebo 
• 3 small shelters with picnic tables
• playground
• horseshoe pit
• open space
• paved trails
• 4 tennis courts (2 with pickleball lines)
• 4 outdoor basketball courts
• running track at Vine MS (gate open outside school hours)
• adjacent to Vine Middle School and across from the Change Center
KAT Route 34 - Harriet Tubman St.
City Council District: 6
Harriet Tubman Park

300 Harriet Tubman Street
Knoxville, TN 37915

East Knoxville 

Directions:  Headed east on Magnolia Avenue, turn right onto Winona Street; after crossing McCalla Avenue, Winona becomes Harriet Tubman Street; park is on left.

The gate to the Vine Middle School track is unlocked by Vine Middle School staff outside school hours.

Harriet Tubman Park

Harriet Tubman Park is a neighborhood park located in East Knoxville. In addition to its four tennis courts (2 with pickleball lines) and four basketball courts, the park offers a peaceful atmosphere with Harriet Tubman Creek and mature trees offering ample shade.


Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross, 1822-1933) was an abolitionist, humanitarian, and an armed scout and spy for the United States Army during the Civil War.  Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved families and friends using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.  Preston Street Park was renamed to Harriet Tubman Park on April 22, 1975.

map of Harriet Tubman 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.