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Explore the great outdoors with fitness adventurer Missy Kane!

We’ll hike, bike, paddle, discover new places, socialize with fun folks, have fun and get fit! The monthly outings are perfect for both new adventurers and seasoned outdoor enthusiasts. And we’ll have some special evening events and an overnight trip or two.

Everyone is welcome! The adventures are free for Friends of Legacy Parks and $10 per event for non-friends.

Led by Olympian and fitness enthusiast Missy Kane, the series offers:

  • A Friday morning adventure every month – hike, bike, paddle and explore!
  • The “Off the Beaten Path” Challenge – explore Missy’s recommended hikes on your own. Explore all 10 and earn a patch!
  • Special events, including a Fit & Fun Adventure Night at the Knoxville Adventure Collective in March and a LeMond E-Bike Demo Night in April.
  • An out-of-town adventure in the fall for participants who are also Friends of Legacy Parks.

$10 per adventure

  • Boats and bikes provided as available
  • Sign up for 4 adventures and receive a team tee shirt
  • Sign up for 8 adventures and receive a team tee shirt and water bottle
  • Each outing will be limited to 30 adventurers

Select Your Adventure(s)!

All Adventures (12) Pass
8 Adventures Pass
4 Adventures Pass
February: Alex Haley Heritage Hike

Adventure Calendar

Fort History Hike (Sold Out!)

Date: January 21th 9 a.m. – 12 noon

We’ll meet at Fort Dickerson and hike a 3-4 mile loop with a historian who will tell about the forts in South Knoxville and they role they played in Knoxville’s history. Reward yourself with an optional lunch at the legendary Round-Up

Alex Haley Heritage Hike

Date: February 11th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet at the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center and walk the greenway to the Alex Haley statue. We will explore Morningside Park and learn about the heritage of Alex Haley and some history of East Knoxville. Pack a lunch to join us for an optional picnic inside the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center after the hike.
Buy an Alex Haley Heritage Hike Ticket!

Oak Ridge Hike

Date: March

Details TBD

Hastie Wildflower Hike

Date: April

Details TBD

Paddle the French Broad River

Date: May

Details TBD

Waterfront Hike & Bike

Date: June

Details TBD

Paddle the Holston River

Date: July

Details TBD

Paddle Boarding the Tennessee River

Date: August

Details TBD

South Knox Hike

Date: September

Details TBD

Seven Islands Birding Hike

Date: October

Details TBD

South Knox Pub Crawl

Date: November

Details TBD

Holiday Lights Hike

Date: December

Details TBD