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Ijams Nature Center, Knoxville

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  • All I can say is, " well done Knoxville"! His is an amazing nature preserve. There are a few miles of well maintained trails here and some very nice gardens. There is a focus on education here.  more »
  • Ijams is perfect for a nature filled day! There is always something happening and fun to do. Great birding here too! We rented paddle boards and had a wonderful time on the water. It's easy to do so g...  more »
  • Beautiful place and a cheap day out, quite impressed with it and I'd definitely return. Small aquarium , hiking trails are free other things I believe cost extra  more »
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  • Very clean facility and staff was very freindly. Was on site for about three hours and explored the boardwalk trail and several of the smaller areas. Was never bored the entire time. We encountered lots of wildlife, even saw a turkey with about five juveniles on parade. The boardwalk trail ran right along and even overhanging the river at points and passed a small cave entrance. Trail was well shaded for a very hot day.
  • Came here and went hiking with my extended family. We walked for about 3 miles on the trail and then had a picnic gathering and good conversation. We didn't have time to fully explore the park but from my experience I had a good time. The only downside was there were quite a bit of insects at our picnic which wasn't so good. Hope to be back some other time with my friend Sam. They sell T-Shirts for $18 which is expensive but well worth the money.
  • Love Ijams. Great place to walk, hike or trail run. Lots to explore. At the visitors center nice bathrooms and helpful people.
  • Contains beautiful, relaxing trails. Neat insect garden and a fun nature playground. The Perfect Place for a little outdoor retreat.
  • Awesome place!! We had company in from out of the we all had a blast exploring the grounds and we flew a drone around.

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