The 3rd Annual Outdoor KnoxFest was fun-fueled weekend providing a host of outdoor activities for all ages and skill levels! The Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center was the hub for the weekend’s events and clinics that included paddling, hiking, running, bicycling, disc golf, sailing, fly fishing – just to name a few. Outdoor KnoxFest was presented by Pilot Flying J and was a signature event of the Dogwood Arts Festival. Other sponsors included: 3 Rivers Angler, Appalachian Mountain Bike Club, Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, Billy Lush Brand, Cedar Bluff Cycles, City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation, Concord Yacht Club, Cycology Bicycles, Eagle Distributing Company, Fort Loudoun Lake Association, Fountain City Pedaler, Knoxville Bicycle Hospital, Ijams Nature Center, Innovation Valley Disc Golf Club, Knox County Parks & Rec, Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville Track & Field Club, Mast General Store, McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, Metro Pulse, Norris Paddling Adventures, REI, River Sports Outfitters, Smoky Mountain Wheelmen, Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern, Tennessee Valley Bicycles, Three Rivers Market, TREK South, UT Federal Credit Union, University of Tennessee Outdoor Program, WBIR Channel 10, WIVK-FM, Sports Animal Knoxville, NewsTalk 98.7 FM the News and Talk of Knoxville. Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers who helped with registration and individual events.
Outdoor KnoxFest photographers Jim McCormick, Karen Clements Wilkenson and Elle Colquitt captured the weekends activities. A slideshow of their images can be previewed online at OutdoorKnoxville! Thank you for sharing the weekend events with us!