Holston River Greenway

Parks and Recreation Director

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

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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1.8 miles
Main Loop: 0.6 miles circumventing soccer fields/large green space
Used for: walking, running, bicycling, walking leashed dogs, skating, pushing strollers, using wheelchairs, roller blading
Hours: dawn till dusk
Lights: none
Difficulty: easy
Surface: asphalt
Facilities: accessible restrooms, two soccer fields, water fountains, play structure, large and small picnic shelters and swings
Watershed: Holston River
Blueway: 1 ramp, motorized access northern parking area (warning: side channel river area is very shallow)
Connects to: Holston River Park
Parking: 20 plus 2 accessible and 9 boat trailer in north lot on river, 68 plus 2 accessible at main entrance to Holston River Park
KATRoute 32 - 20 minute walk
Brooks Ave. at Boyd's Bridge Rd.

City Council District: 6
Holston River Greenway

Entrances at:
3200 Holston Hills Rd.
3300 Holston Hills Rd.
3490 Holston Hills Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37914

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Walkers on Holston River Greenway


Directions: Travel I-40 east and take the Asheville Hwy (exit 394); turn right onto Asheville Highway; go to red light and make a left onto Chilhowee Drive; go through 4-way stop; when the road dead ends' make a right onto Holston Hills Drive; go approximately 2 miles; at stop sign' cross Boyd’s Bridge Pike; passing the Holston Health Care Center; park will be about half mile on the left.

The Holston River Greenway is located within the 44-acre Holston River Park. The greenway makes a loop around a large open green space, which is adjacent to two parking areas. The greenway also continues up through a beautiful oak and beech forest to cross an abandoned rail line and connect to the corner of Riverside Drive and Holston Hills Road. Holston River Park has two fishing piers, a large open green space, exercise station accessible to people with disabilities, two large picnic shelters, two gazebos, five small hip shelters and a beautiful view of the Holston River.

Explore the Holston River Park Greenway on Google Trekker Street View (images from Fall 2014)

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Map of Holston River Greenway Map Legend