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Ijams Nature Center

2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920 USA

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“A wild place”

Come visit us and find out why people love Ijams so much! Ijams is a wild place filled with rocks, rivers, trees, trails, owls and salamanders. Visitors of all ages and ability can hike, bike, paddle, stroll, learn or simply enjoy the day. Ijams is a sanctuary for all visitors to learn and connect with the natural world and be made better by that connection – a place where living with the earth and caring for the earth become one and the same. Ijams is also a member and visitor-supported nonprofit organization. Your generous support is needed to continue the ongoing legacy for generations to come.

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  • 4 Reviews
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January 05, 2017
Rated 5.0

This place was BEAUTIFUL! We visited on our way through Tennessee as a stop to stretch our legs and let the kiddos play. It was perfect the walk down to the river bridge trail is only 1 mile long and the nature play scape was Awesome! Our children are 15 months and 5 years. They loved our nature adventure! We visited in January and it was beautiful I imagine it gets even better in the spring and summer!
We spent an hour here after about 9 hours in the car. It was perfect and just what we needed!
Friendly staff lots of learning opportunities and tons of Fun!

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July 30, 2015
Rated 5.0

Great place to walk, bike, and enjoy nature!

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June 04, 2019
Rated 5.0

Beautiful area located right in Knoxville. I love having this recreation area available to the public right within the city.

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August 18, 2017
Rated 5.0

Great place to wander and stretch your legs. The quarry is beautiful and so is the trail along the river. A hidden gem!!

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September 03, 2016
Rated 5.0

This place is so cool!!!!!

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Ijams Nature Center

2915 Island Home Ave
Knoxville, Tennessee
37920 USA


Closed Now
  • Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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