Guides & Maps to Recreation

Parks and Recreation Director

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

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Check here for guides and maps to Knoxville's recreational opportunities!

Printed Map of City Parks and Greenways for 2024

A printed map that highlights some City, County, and Town of Farragut Parks and Greenways.

You can find more info on each activity, location, and places through Legacy Parks' Outdoor Knoxville Guide. Start at!
KGIS Map of City Parks and Greenways for 2024

A map that locates City, County and Town of Farragut Parks and Greenways through the Knoxville GIS mapping system.
Bicycle Routes

Bike Knox
The Knoxville Regional Bicycle Program has developed a map to assist residents and visitors in finding appropriate routes to bicycle.

The roads are classified according to traffic volumes and speeds and the amount of space on the road for bicyclists.
Blueways Map [PDF]

Blueways Map
A blueway is essentially a water route, and Knoxville has some of the finest!

There are many river access points to the Tennessee, French Broad, and Holston rivers for paddlers and boat enthusiasts to enjoy.

This guide is provided by the Great Smoky Mountains Regional Greenway Council.
By the Numbers 2023

By the Numbers for 2023
Check out the Parks and Recreation Department's newest numbers.

Did you know the City of Knoxville has 97 parks?
By the Numbers 2021

Parks & Rec by the Numbers
Check out this Knoxville Parks and Greenways by the numbers guide for 2021.

Did you know the City has over 2,200 acres of City Parks and over 3,100 acres of public space in the City?
Get Out & Play! Guide

Get Out & Play Legacy Parks Foundation and Visit Knoxville created this comprehensive guide to all the outdoor recreation opportunities in the Knoxville area and beyond.

Pick up a guide at Visit Knoxville Visitors Center located at 301 S. Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902.
Virtual Tours with Google Trekker

Google Trekker
Looking for a new route to jog, stroll or ride your bicycle in Knoxville or Knox County?

You can now take 360-degree virtual tours of 137 miles of local greenways, park trails and multi-use paths, thanks to Google Trekker Street View imagery.

(maps may have some newer items missing)

Google Map of Parks & Recreation Facilities - Archives

Google Map
A Google map that locates City Parks, Greenways, Community & Rec Centers, Playgrounds, Ballfields, Tennis Courts, Golf Courses, Dog Parks, Pools, Play Fountains and Fishing spots.
Parks & Recreation Guide [PDF] - Archives

Parks & Rec Guide
City Parks and Recreation and the Knoxville News Sentinel created this extensive guide to all of the City's Parks and Recreation possibilities in March of 2017.
Parks Map [PDF] - Archives

Parks Map
A map listing all of the City's parks and amenities.
Greenways Map [PDF] - Archives

Greenways Map
A map of all of the City's Greenways.

The map also includes a listing to KAT bus routes plus the walking distances of each greenway.