Morningside 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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2.0 miles
Portion of: 18 miles of connected greenways
Used for: walking, running, bicycling, walking leashed dogs, skating, pushing strollers, using wheelchairs, rollerblading
Hours: dawn till dusk
Lights: none
Difficulty: medium, with steep slopes
Surface: asphalt
Facilities: shelter, playgrounds, fitness equipment along trail, Alex Haley Statue, 18-hole disc golf course
Watershed: Tennessee River
Connects to: Morningside ParkJames White Greenway, Alex Haley Heritage Square, Isabella Towers 
Parking: 15 at Haley Heritage Square off Hazen Street
KATRoute 32
Dandridge Ave. at Hazen St.
City Council District: 6
Morningside Greenway

Entrances at:
1516 Isabella Cir.
1662 Riverside Dr.
1515 Hazen St.
Knoxville, TN 37915

East Knoxville

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Directions: 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 after going through the red light onto Hazen Street; park will be on the right side of the road.

This greenway connects to James White Greenway and through Morningside Park to end at Haley Heritage Square. The City plans to connect across the James White (South Knoxville) Bridge to Hillwood and then eventually to Ijams Nature Center and the Will Skelton Greenway.

Morningside Greenway is also part of the Knoxville Track Club's CrossKnox Race, which runs from Haley Heritage Square in East Knoxville all the way to Bearden Elementary School in West Knoxville.

The Alex Haley statue, one of the tallest statues of an African-American in the country, towers over Morningside Park as one of the main trailheads for the greenway.

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

Click here to view other virtual treks of greenways, trails, and attractions around Knoxville.