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Shelter Reservations
  • 44 acres
  • 2 large picnic shelters (for reservation, call 3-1-1)
  • picnic tables
  • canoe launch
  • playground
  • open space (venue for special events, call 3-1-1)
  • paved trails
  • 2-acre Petsafe dog park
  • 2 soccer fields (for reservation, call 3-1-1)
  • restrooms
  • 2 fishing piers
  • Holston River Greenway
  • Handicap Signaccessible parking, picnic tables, and shelter
    City Council District: 6

    Holston River Park
    3300 Holston Hills Road

    East Knoxville

    Holston River Park

    Directions: Travel I-40 east and take the Asheville Hwy (exit 394); turn right onto Asheville Highway; go to red light and make a left onto Chilhowee Drive; go through 4-way stop; when the road dead ends' make a right onto Holston Hills Drive; go approximately 2 miles; at stop sign' cross Boyds Bridge Pike; passing the Holston Health Care Center; park will be about half mile on the left.

    In 2012, the Holston River Petsafe Dog Park was constructed as the fifth installment of a Petsafe donation to build five dog parks within the City of Knoxville and Knox County. The dog park is located on the Holston River Greenway the south end of Holston River Park and has separate sections for large and small dogs, a dog water fountain, and dog waste stations.

    Park Shelter: Reservations required, call 3-1-1.
    Park Shelter Regulations
    Park Shelter Reservation Form [PDF]

    Please click to view a printable version of this map.


    1.) For the protection of our park and the safety of its users, the following are prohibited

  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No firearms
  • No open fires
  • No hitting golf balls anywhere in the park
  • No motorized vehicles in park
  • No equestrian activity
    2.) Per city ordinance, all animals must be maintained on a leash.
    3.) Please be respectful of other trail users
    4.) Please help to keep our parks beautiful by disposing trash in proper receptacles.
    5.) Hours - Open dawn to dusk unless otherwise posted.

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