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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Knoxville, TN
Event Name: University of Tennessee Walk
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108576 2018/Y0592
Distance - Trail Ratings: 7/12 KM - 3A
Description: Daily - Dawn to Dusk. Savor the charms of Gay Street and the Market Square area. Stroll through the site of the World's Fair of 1982 with its fountains, waterway and waterfalls and Sunsphere. The Sunsphere is open & free to the public. The observation area provides a 360 degree view of Knoxville and surrounding area. Visit the new East Tennessee Veterans Memorial at the north end of the park. Traverse the campus of the University of Tennessee including its Botanical Gardens. Walk along Volunteer Landing-a promanade along the TN River with recordings of Knoxville history and panoramic views. See sites from the Civil War Siege and Battle of Knoxville. Beware of traffic congestion and lack of parking during U of TN fall football games. Shares walk box with Music, Moonshine, and Art Walk.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walking the Path of Inventions
Start Times:
Location: Knoxville Marriott
Start Point / Driving Directions: 500 Hill Avenue SE, 37902 865-637-1234. Refer to Music, Moonshine, and Art Walk (Y2049) for directions to start point. If parking isn't available in front of the Marriott Hotel, you may use their parking garage (free). Ask for the Walk Box at the hotel registration desk.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This walk has several sets of stairs and some steep inclines.
Host Club: East Tennessee Wanderers
Contact: Linda Nelson (865) 617-9945
Website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: linda37754@gmail.com