Unpaved Trail Length: 10 miles Used for: walking, running, bicycling, walking leashed dogs Hours: dawn till dusk Lights: none Difficulty: varies from easy to difficult depending on trail Surface: natural path, mulch Facilities: restrooms at Nature Center during visiting hours, also restrooms off of Serendipity Trail Watershed: Baker Creek Connects to:Ijams Nature Center and Will Skelton Greenway
Ijams Nature Center Trails 2915 Island Home Ave.
Directions:Head south on Gay Street and cross the Gay Street Bridge; turn left onto Sevier Avenue; go approximately 2 miles and turn left onto Island Home Avenue; after approximately 1 mile, turn right to remain on Island Home Avenue; follow Island Home Avenue approximately 2 miles; Ijams Nature Center will be on the left.
Ijams Nature Center is a 275-acre wildlife sanctuary and natural area featuring 10 miles of natural surface trails plus a stretch of paved Greenway. All of the trails are hiker friendly, although 3.5 miles incorporating Mead's Quarry and the Ross Marble Natural Area serve both hikers and mountain bikers.
When you visit, pick up a trail map at the Visitor Center (only $1) and experience Ijams' beautiful landscape featuring trails, woodlands, meadows, ponds, and an extensive boardwalk along the Tennessee River bank.