Reservation Hotline: 800 256 4024
Reservation Hotline: 800 256 4024

Carl Cowan to Admiral Farragut Trail

10058 Northshore Drive | Knoxville, TN 37922
Knoxville, TN 37922
Region: West

Winding along the shoreline of the Tennessee River between Carl Cowan Park and Admiral Farragut Park, there is a woodsy little trail that is delightful to hike. In addition to providing picturesque views of the river, there are several access points to the water's edge. Large rock overlooks make a perfect stage for a picnic or to cast a line, while the sandy shoreline invites wading though the surf or letting your dog enjoy a swim. A variety of songbirds and waterfowl can be seen from the trail. The trailhead can be accessed from the parking lots at either park.


Knox County Park

Telephone: 865-215-6600

Park Size: 30 acres
Paved Trail: 0.3 mile loop
Natural Trail: 0.4 miles one-way
Connects: Admiral Farragut Park
Difficulty: easy
Hours: dawn till dusk

Entrance: 10058 Northshore Drive
Directions: Take I-40 west to Pellissippi Parkway, exit 376, towards Maryville. Travel 5.5 miles and take the Northshore Dr exit #5 heading west. The park will be 1.3 miles on the left.