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Bicycling Greenways

Bicycling the GreenwaysGreenways provide people who bicycle a great avenue for recreational riding as well as a safe route for commuters. A peaceful and scenic, non-traffic link to schools, parks, neighborhoods and shopping centers makes bicycling on the greenway the better route for getting across town! Knoxville currently boasts over 65 miles of greenway loops and trails. Neighboring greenways in the Town of Farragut, Oak Ridge, Kingston, and Blount County, offer additional miles of scenic travel.

GREENWAY TRAIL SYSTEMS

Within most of our city, county and state parks, there are paved greenways that circumvent or bisect the park. These are often low in mileage, but provide a perfect avenue where children can gain bicycle handling skills in a non-threatening environment. The adult bicyclist fares better riding on our linear greenway system. Many of these greenways connect to a park, offering a start location for users. In addition, many of these greenways connect to another greenway offering miles of continuity.

The City of Knoxville, Legacy Parks, AMBC and others have been working hard to build new bike lanes, greenways, trails, and other bike facilities. The 2017 Knoxville Bicycle Map will help Knoxville residents and tourists find and use these bike facilities, ride safely, and connect to Knoxville's thriving bike culture. The map shows bike lanes, signed bike routes, greenways, and roads that are considered comfortable to ride. The "comfortable" designation is based on low-to-medium traffic speeds & volumes, along with other criteria.


LINEAR GREENWAY SYSTEMS

Bearden Village Greenway
Betty Brown Memorial Walking Trail
Cavet Station Greenway
First Creek Greenway
Grigsby Chapel Greenway
James White Greenway
Jean Teague Greenway
Knox Blount Greenway
Liberty Street Greenway
Maryville-Alcoa Greenway
McFee Road Greenway
Melton Lake Greenway
Middlebrook Greenway
Morningside Greenway
Neyland Greenway
Parkside Greenway
Pellissippi Greenway
Paper Mill Bluff Greenway
Second Creek Greenway
Sequoyah Greenway
Ten Mile Creek Greenway
Third Creek Greenway
Turkey Creek Greenway
Weisbarber Greenway
Will Skelton Greenway

GREENWAY MAPS

2017 Knoxville Bicycle Map
Blount County Greenways Map
Knoxville Greenways Map
Oak Ridge Greenways Map
Town of Farragut Greenways Map


GREENWAY ETIQUETTE

Bicyclists
  1. Show courtesy — greenways are for all users.
  2. Yield right-of-way to pedestrians.
  3. Keep to the right (except to pass).
  4. Always pass on the left and give ample room.
  5. Before you pass a pedestrian or another bicyclist, slow down and either ring a bell or politely call out “passing on your left”.
  6. Stay single file in congested conditions.
  7. Ride at a safe speed and enjoy the view.
All Users
  1. Share the greenway; be considerate  of all users.
  2. Keep to the right side of the greenway.
  3. If you stop, step off the greenway.
  4. Turn down volume on earphones so that you can hear other greenway users.
  5. Keep dogs on a leash and clean up after your pet.
  6. Call 911 to report crime.
  7. For greenway maintenance call 311 in Knoxville and 215-6600 in Knox County

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