Everly Brothers 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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• .79 acre
• Bearden Village Greenway
KATRoute 11 or 17- Kingston Pike at Forest Park
 City Council District: 2
Everly Brothers Park 

4635 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919


Directions: From I-40, take exit 383 onto Papermill Road; follow signs for Northshore Drive; turn left onto Kingston Pike; in 1.2 miles turn left onto South Forest Park Blvd.
Everly Brothers Park

The pocket park connects to the Bearden Village Greenway at the corner of Kingston Pike and Forest Park Boulevard. Beautiful landscaping currently fills the park along with sumac trees along the perimeter.

A small stage, benches, walkways, plaques with quotes from well-known musicians about the Everly Brothers and a signature art piece make it a stunning addition to the city and an engaging destination. 

A Tennessee Music Pathways marker was added in September 2022 to commemorate the Everly Brothers impact on the music industry.
Everly - Pathways marker


The park is named in honor of country and rock & roll duo the Everly Brothers. The Everly brothers, Isaac Donald "Don" and Phillip "Phil", moved to Knoxville with their family in 1953, where they attended West High School. While in Knoxville, the brothers caught their first break from a family friend, Chet Atkins, manager of RCA Victor’s studio in Nashville. Soon after, the brothers became a duo and launched their musical careers. The Everly Brothers, along with musical pioneers Buddy Holly, Elvis, Little Richard, and Chuck Berry ushered in the early years of rock and roll. 


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.