The University of Tennessee Gardens

2518 Jacob Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

2518 Jacob Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-7324

Crushed Gravel Trail: 1 mile loop
Connects: Neyland Greenway

The UT Gardens function as an outdoor laboratory to evaluate the performance and landscape use of every type of plant, from trees to shrubs, annuals to perennials, or ornamental grasses to aquatic plants. This scenic walking trail winds around the various gardens and greenhouses. The Neyland Greenway connects to the trails. Trails are open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset. Admission is typically free unless there’s a special event.

Note: Parking is limited during the week when classes are in session.

  • Run 4 Their Lives Knoxville 5k Run/Walk

    • University of Tennessee Gardens

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