Third Creek Bicycle Trail

photo: World's Fair amphitheater. Photo by Jonathan Canfield. Type: Greenway, Urban Trail
Length: 4.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: City of Knoxville, along north shore of Tennessee River, connects Westwood Park, Third Creek Park, World's Fair Park, and Morningside Park.
States: Tennessee
Counties: Knox
Latitude: 35.94338   Longitude: -83.93604

Third Creek Greenway begins in Bearden, on Forrest Park Blvd. It winds south along Third Creek and connects to the 3.0 mile Neyland Greenway at the mouth of Third Creek on the Tennessee River. To get to the southern entrance of the park, go west on Cumberland Avenue past University of Tennessee's campus; after going under the overpass the park entrance will be on the right. To get to the western entrance of the park, go west on Cumberland Avenue at the Neyland Drive and Concord Street intersect; turn right onto Concord Street; park entrance will be on your right.

Description

A quiet, peaceful trail with mature trees, lots of birds, groves of bamboo, wetland area, Cherokee Indian village site, following Third Creek to its mouth at the TN river.

Additional Details

Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt
Concrete

Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1977

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Third Creek Greenway

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Donna Young
Greenways Coordinator
City of Knoxville Recreation Department
P.O. Box 1631
Knoxville , TN 37909
(423) 215-2807
Dyoung@ci.knoxville.TN.us

 

Photos

World's Fair amphitheater. Photo by Jonathan Canfield.

World's Fair amphitheater. Photo by Jonathan Canfield.

World's Fair Globe. Photo by Jonathan Canfield.

World's Fair Globe. Photo by Jonathan Canfield.

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