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Address: 3507 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN
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beautiful and varied greenway experience

This is a fabulous greenway that generally follows Third Creek through the heart of the city. It has long natural stretches, but also takes you past a great Mexican restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fabulous greenway that generally follows Third Creek through the heart of the city. It has long natural stretches, but also takes you past a great Mexican restaurant with dog-friendly patio, a great playground, public restroom building, the river and UT campus.

Thank Lisa H
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

A nice biking, walking trail that is not as crowded as others. Stay out of the creeks, there are signs all over that it is contaminated. It does go through some sketchy areas and even though I feel safe I would not recommend women traveling through alone as there have been some recent issues.

Thank Carters913
West Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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124 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This trail connects Tyson Park to U.T. Agg. Center and can go all the way to Calhoun's on the river. The park is very nice in the summer.

Thank ThatSeventiesGuy
Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

You can feel like you are far from civilization in the green space between to major roads. Always see people, often a train, often herons and occasionally a wild turkey.

Thank knoxvillelaura
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57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Shady (as in bad) place to visit. Make sure you carry a gun or pepper spray while on the trail. Or better yet don't even go.

Thank Shawn L
Knoxville, TN
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We run this greenway every weekend. It is a perfect 4 mile up and back loop or an easy 2 mile straight. You can stretch it out further and do the 6-10 mile which includes along the river. I wish it has more trails vs just pavement but I feel safe and LOVE the SHADE it provides. Always a few... More 

Thank ajackson21
Sevierville, Tennessee
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330 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's an okay little paved trail. it is shady so nice when it is really hot. The creek is nasty but they are working on that. If you are looking for a place to walk or run in the area it is okay, much better in the area.

Thank Gary M
Yukon, Oklahoma
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126 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Run here if you want to avoid the TN heat. The Greenway has ample shade and a nice pathway. Easy to access off of the TN River. Scenic to some degree.

1 Thank 417MikeK
Knoxville, Tennessee
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Greenway is a well maintained path for walking, running or bike riding. There are quite a few places where you can enter the Greenway and the path is diverse. The UT Gardens are a great place for a picnic lunch as is Tyson Park.

1 Thank Patty B
Powell, Tennessee
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a great trail for biking, walking or jogging. It is well-kept up, marked well, and seemingly safe. There are plenty of signs, and crossings are nice.

1 Thank Renee M

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