James Smith 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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• 0.53 acre
• shelter
• picnic table
• playground
• open space
KATRoute 34 - 3 min. walk - Boyd's Bridge Pike at Border St.
City Council District: 6
James Smith Park

1029 Elmwood St.
Knoxville, TN 37914

East Knoxville  

Directions: Take James White Parkway exit off of I-40; take next exit onto Summit Hill Drive; turn left onto Summit Hill; go straight as it turns into Dandridge; at five way stop, go in front of the gas station (Brooks Rd.); go about one mile; turn left onto Border Street before the elementary school; go to stop sign and make a left; then make an immediate right onto Elmwood Street; park will then be on your left.  

James Smith Park

This half acre pocket park is perfect for neighborhood kids and families to enjoy the outdoors. The park features a covered picnic area, playground and open space for lawn activities.


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.