University of Tennessee Arboretum is 3 mi. s.e. on SR 62 to 901 S. Illinois Ave. With 250 acres, the arboretum presents more than 800 species of trees, shrubs and flowering plants threaded by more than seven miles of nature trails. Pines, magnolias, azaleas, dogwoods and hollies are some of the major collections. Special groupings feature flora from Asia, Europe and the western United States. Trail guides, displays, brochures and other publications are available at the visitor center.