SN: 116000 - 2020 / Y0592
University of Tennessee Walk
Year Round Walk
From Wed, Jan 1st to Thu, Dec 31st
This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Daily - Dawn to Dusk. Offers a wonderful view of the City. 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 promenade 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.
Distance: 7, 12k, Rating: 3A
This walk has several sets of stairs and some steep inclines.
Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only
Driving to the start box
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.
East Tennessee Wanderers
Event website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org