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This dog park features separate sections for small and large dogs, doggy water fountains, a fire hydrant, and waste stations. This park is located along the Holston River Greenway.
FREE outdoor splash pad in Knoxville.
Ijams nature center offers a variety of educational programs and nature-based activities including, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, animal education and conservation, and nature education and conservation. There is also an amazing ropes course on-site. Field trips and nature-themed birthday parties are also available.
In addition to their year round educational programs, this facility also offers a variety of week-long summer camps with various themes. Camp activities include hiking, swimming, caving, canoeing, arts and crafts, games, songs, educational programs, and much more! The camps serves children ages 5-14 years old.
This fun and interactive children’s museum features hand-on play-based learning opportunities in the areas of science and STEAM. The museum also boats story time, arts and crafts, camps and birthday parties!
This wonderful botanical garden is FREE to the public and is filled with seasonal flowers and foliage throughout the year. Nature based educational programs are also available for children and adults throughout the year. This facility also hosts summer camp programs.
General Zoo Information – This fun family-friendly zoo features a variety of amazing animals, including lions, tigers, elephants, gorillas, and much more! Educational programs take place at varying times throughout the day. If you are brave enough, you can even feed the giraffes. There is a splash pad on-site for the kiddos and the the entire zoo is stroller accessible.
Zoo Camp – In the summer, the zoo offers week long day camps that focus on animal education and give kids a behind the scenes look at zoo life!
Claiming to be the region’s largest indoor aquatic attraction, this water park resort boasts family-friendly accommodations as well as an expansive indoor water park. You do not have to be staying at the resort to enjoy the park. Day and week passes can be purchased separately.
This pottery studio teaches you how to create one of a kind works of art from scratch. Methods including sculpting and wheel throwing. In addition to a variety of classes, this studio offers birthday parties, wine and clay nights, and team building experiences. This facility also offers Raku firing.
A really RAD run that will dust you with multi-colored powder throughout the course.
This botanical garden provides a self-guided tour that identifies 73 species of trees, many of which are flowering in the appropriate season. There are also a variety of seasonal flowers along the paved walking path. This garden is free to the public.