Ijams Nature Center

2915 Island Home Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37920- Map It
Phone: (865) 577-4717

AAA Editor Notes

Ijams Nature Center is at 2915 Island Home Ave. Encompassing 300 acres along the Tennessee River, this park and environmental education center features 12 miles of multiuse trails, meadows, marble quarries, ponds, woodlands and a treetop zipline course. Bike, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals are available. A visitor center houses a bird exhibit, aquatic animal and taxidermy displays and artwork. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Picnicking is permitted.
Hours: Grounds daily 8-dusk. Visitor center Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 11-5. Visitor center closed Jan. 1 and Christmas. Allow 2 hours minimum.