Directions

Ijams Nature Center is located at 2915 Island Home Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37920, approximately three miles from downtown Knoxville.

Please call 865-577-4717 if you need special assistance with directions.
From Downtown Knoxville via Gay Street

Take the Gay Street bridge south and turn left onto Sevier Avenue. Follow Sevier Avenue through South Knoxville. It will take you over the James White Parkway. Keep straight through the stop signs—Sevier Ave. will turn into Hillwood Dr. At the bottom of Hillwood Dr., turn right at the stop sign onto Island Home Ave. Ijams is approximately 1 mile on the Left.

From Interstate 40W
Take James White Pkwy Exit 388A
Continue on two left lanes down James White Parkway
Cross over the TN River and take the Sevier Ave./Hillwood Dr. exit
Turn Left onto Sevier Ave. (turns into Hillwood Dr.)
Turn Right onto Island Home Ave. (at bottom of hill)
Ijams is approximately 1 mile on the Left

From Interstate 40E
Take James White Pkwy Exit 388A
Merge onto James White Pkwy.
Cross over the TN River and take the Sevier Ave./Hillwood Dr. exit
Turn Left onto Sevier Ave. (turns into Hillwood Dr.)
Turn Right onto Island Home Ave. (at bottom of hill)
Ijams is approximately 1 mile on the Left