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Ijams Nature Center is a 315-acre member- and visitor-supported nonprofit organization, where people of all ages can hike, bike, paddle, climb, learn, explore, or simply enjoy nature in Knoxville, TN. The grounds and trails are open every day from...more
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We went to check it out and had a lot of fun. We went canoeing. The prices were very reasonable and it was very scenic. Very pretty place. It only cost us $30 to rent 2 canoes and a paddle board. It was lots of...More
On a return 4th of July trip we stopped by to get out the car. It was a beautiful stop I see why it is one of the top places to see I. Tennessee. They have many, many spots to take pictures. The boardwalk on...More
Great hiking trails that are easy and have a beautiful view of the tennessee river we enjoyed our short hike. It is very shaded so it wasnt too bad in the 90 degree weather.The visitor center is nice also with a few different amphibian and...More
Today we enjoyed the water at the Ijams Nature Center Quarry. There are hikes to do there that are very fun and then you can cool off in the water afterwards. You can also rent kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes. So much fun. We will...More
PROS The center is nice and the rope courses are fun.
CONS The kids that work there can be rude and unprofessional. Both times we have been there I heard the girls that work at the tree house being rude to customers. If someone had...More
We were not sure what to expect but we’re pleasantly surprised. Nice, well marked trails, they had an underwater photo exhibit that was great and the bird exhibit was great too. They have several fish and turtles on display as well as a black widow...More
Went zip lining on the various courses. The staff was great and the obstacle courses give you one heck of a workout! Very beautiful area, though our google had us going down some scary dirt road at first-could've been marked better. Good time and I'd...More
Response from mtngirldesigns | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is at least one paved trail. Most are dirt or covered in wood chips. You could definitely use the scooter inside the nature center, and there is handicapped parking available. I would call Ijams to be sure,