Announcing the 2023 Mountain Commerce Challenge

Join Legacy Parks and Missy Kane for monthly outings to complete the 75-mile Mountain Commerce Challenge! We’ll hike, bike, paddle to discover new places, socialize with fun folks, have fun and get fit. You can also complete the challenge on your own time – download the checklist and challenge cards. [...]

May 3rd, 2023|

Breaking ground on the Intergenerational Playspace

Legacy Parks broke ground on the Intergenerational Playspace at Beverly Park in north Knoxville - the first park in the region to be purposefully designed to create active interactions between multiple generations, especially children and seniors. Legacy Parks was awarded a $150,000 two phase grant from the Trinity Health Foundation [...]

April 25th, 2023|

Announcing the Angora Frog Farm

We are excited to announce a fun new park coming to Powell! The Angora Frog Farm will be a one-of-a-kind story themed park where you'll laugh, learn and play. Arvin and Sabra Brown donated the 12-acres of land that the park will be located on to Legacy Parks in 2019. [...]

April 14th, 2023|

McBee Ferry Landing Opens

The ribbon was cut on McBee Ferry Landing - a key access point on the Holston River. Previously, a 22-mile stretch of the river lacked public access, making it inaccessible to most recreational users. The park is a much-needed addition for users to be able to enjoy the river's extraordinary [...]

March 30th, 2023|

More Support for the Intergenerational Playspace

Hillcrest Healthcare has committed to sponsoring the soft-surface walking path around the Playspace in honor of Mark Walker for his 16 years of service to the Hillcrest Board of Directors. Siddiqi Foundation awarded Legacy Parks a $25,000 grant to create a music garden which will feature chimes, drums, xylophone, and other [...]

February 23rd, 2023|

Trail Ale Supports Legacy Parks

Blackhorse Brewery and Eagle Distributing produced the limited-release Legacy Parks Trail Ale IPA, which became a favorite choice around Knoxville through the end of the year. A portion of the proceeds from each beer sold was given back to Legacy Parks to help expand and protect our parks and trails, [...]

February 23rd, 2023|
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