Things to Do and See


Ijams has been described as a series of unexpected surprises. There are lots of things to do and see!


  • Maximize your time by selecting things to see on Must See list including:
    •  Historic Mead’s Quarry – now listed on the National Register for Historic Places
    • The enigmatic Keyhole at Ross Marble Quarry
    • Jo’s Grove – a natural playscape just for children
    • Tennessee River Boardwalk
    • Historic Home Site including interpretive birding trails
    • Ijams Beer Garden at Mead’s Quarry (April-October/Hours vary)
    • Ijams Crag – a new outdoor climbing location (opening spring 2015)



  • GRAB a trail map from the Visitor Center and explore Ijams’ landscape featuring 12+ miles of trails.
  • RELAX and enjoy a cold beverage and a snack at the Visitor Center.
  • Support Ijams by visiting our Gift Shop for logo wear, books, educational items, crafts by local artisans and other souvenirs.
  • Become a Member and support Ijams while receiving discounts and free programs practically every day of the year!


Please park restrictions please refer to Park Rules. Thank you.