Whether you like to watch birds or watch the views surrounding the slopes, House Mountain is the perfect place for you and your family to take an afternoon hike. House Mountain is located east of downtown Knoxville and is the perfect place to get scenic views of the city. The mountain is also well known for its variety of birds and features types ranging from wild turkeys to woodpeckers. House Mountain is a unique spot since this scenic area is so close to the downtown area of Knoxville and provides the perfect distance of about one mile for families to hike. Whether your family is looking to enjoy the outdoors with an afternoon hike or learn more about nature’s surroundings, House Mountain is the perfect place to take the family for a little bit of the mountain scenery right in our city.