Parks and Recreation Director

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

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Fishing The City of Knoxville offers many locations in which to fish from a bank.

Between the Holston and Tennessee Rivers, Ft. Loudon Lake, and numerous creeks and ponds, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy fishing from City facilities.


Fishing licenses are required for all citizens thirteen years of age and over in the state of Tennessee.
Click here to learn more about required fishing licenses.

Click on the name below for more info about the fishing location.

Fishing Location/River Knox Location Facilities
Gov. Ned McWherter/Riverside Landing
Tennessee River
East fishing pier, bank, boat launch ramp
Holston River Park
Holston River
East 3 fishing piers, bank
Island Home Park
Tennessee River
South  bank, canoe launch ramp
James White Greenway
Tennessee River
Downtown bridge over First Creek in front of Marina
Neyland Greenway
Tennessee River
Downtown bridge at Signal Mountain Cement Company
Scottish Pike Park
Tennessee River
South bank
Sequoyah Park
Tennessee River
West bank, boat ramp
Victor Ashe Park
Victor Ashe Lake
North bank
Volunteer Landing
Tennessee River
Downtown fishing pier (stadium overlooking water)
Will Skelton Greenway
Tennessee River
South fishing pier (greenway stretching over the water)