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An Extraordinary Wild Place

  • Ijams is ranked one of Knoxville’s TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS by Trip Advisor and earned a Certificate of Excellence in 2013!
  • In 2014, USA Today named Ijams Nature Center one of Knoxville’s TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS around town!
  • CityView Magazine named Ijams Nature Center the BEST PARK in Knoxville, as well as the BEST EXTREME ADVENTURE in Knoxville!
  • Ijams is featured in the book, The New York Times, 36 Hours: USA & Canada as one of the top travel destinations in North America!

Come visit us and find out why people love Ijams so much! Ijams is a wild place filled with rocks, rivers, trees, trails, owls and salamanders. Visitors of all ages and ability can hike, bike, paddle, stroll, learn or simply enjoy the day. Ijams is a sanctuary for all visitors to learn and connect with the natural world and be made better by that connection – a place where living with the earth and caring for the earth become one and the same.

Ijams is also a member and visitor-supported nonprofit organization. Your generous support is needed to continue the ongoing legacy for generations to come.