Ijams Nature Center

2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA

About Ijams Nature Center

4.8 / 5

from reviews

    Amy Justine
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    September 28, 2022

    I love my visit to this site! There is so much to see and do at this location. There’s no way I think anyone could hike it all in one day. Is you like to hike and be in nature, this is a great place to do it. The only reason I am not giving this place 5 stars is because of how hard it is to navigate around the center and on the hiking trails. All the different trails are not clearly marked, and it can get easy to get turned around. I definitely recommend buying a guide map for $1 in the visitor’s center and keeping it with you, because even the map can be a little confusing. As long as you keep your wits and have a good sense of direction you’ll be fine. It’s well worth the visit!

    Amber Turner
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    November 12, 2022

    Very nice place for a nature hike. They have added so much to this place over the years it's amazing. Tons of trails. Amazing play structures. Kayak rental, treetop rope course, and so much more. Beautiful views, if you are a nature lover or looking to teach your kids more about the great outdoors it's a wonderful place to visit. Very helpful staff also and if you are just looking to hike it's free but they do accept donations to help run the place. They also have a nice little gift shop here.

    Andy J Kennedy
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    May 08, 2022

    First time here today and had a great visit with the front desk, she directed me around the trails. An owl was on the arm of a volunteer out front, and I took the Tower Trail to the River trail. Such a beautiful spot, looking forward to returning, especially for events!

    Katie Mae Williams
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    October 07, 2022

    Ijams is the perfect little outdoors escape from the city. There are miles of little hiking and biking trails. You can find a lot of cool hidden little spots if you take the time to explore. If you just want to chill it’s a great place to set up and eno by the water. I’m a photographer and I take a lot of family photos here as well. They put on a lot of cool events like movies on the lawn and kayaking clinics, which I intend to take advantage of when I have the time. Can’t recommend this place enough!

    Memphyd00dle Dandy
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    June 22, 2022

    my fiancé and i had an absolute blast taking our fur baby with us to hike with us! so beautiful and so much to see! gives you the kind of feeling you had as a child exploring the woods during the summer 🤍 to share that with my little family was beautiful! here’s to more visits! (hopefully looking for mushrooms!🥺🌱)

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    2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA

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