Outdoor KnoxFest kicks off this weekend

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Are you ready for an urban adventure? Do you need an excuse to get out and play in Knoxville? Well we have just the thing to reel you in this weekend; The Outdoor KnoxFest.

Outdoor KnoxFest is put together by the Legacy Parks Foundation and Outdoor Knoxville. The festival is a three-day event that allows you to play and learn more about the activities you can do with just a short drive downtown.

Here's a schedule of all the events planned:
Friday, April 19
4:00 – 6:30 pm Media Challenge @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center

Saturday, April 20
9:00 am Pickel Road Rides @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
9:00 am Urban Wilderness Trail Run @ Knoxville Urban Wilderness
10:00 am Bike Maintenance Clinic @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Get Out and Play Activities @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
11:00 am Fly Fishing Clinic @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
12:00 pm “First Time in the Woods” Mountain Bike Ride @ Knoxville Urban Wilderness
1:00 pm “Where’s The Trail?” Mountain Bike Ride @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
2:00 pm Disc Golf Clinic @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
2:00 pm Urban Wilderness Hike @ Fort Dickerson Park
3:00 pm Fly Fishing Clinic @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
3:00 pm Bikes n’ Blooms Scenic Ride @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
4:00 pm Get on the Greenway Runs @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
4:00 pm Group Paddle on the River @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
6:00 pm Bike Maintenance Clinic @ Tennessee Valley Bikes

Sunday, April 21
9:00 am Bike Maintenance Clinic on the Trail @ Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mountain Bike Scavenger Hunt @ Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness
2:00 pm Sunday Singles Disc Golf Tournament @ Morningside Park
2:00 pm “Where’s The Trail” Mountain Bike Ride @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
2:00 pm Urban Wilderness Hike @ Knoxville Urban Wilderness
2:00 pm Group Paddle on the River @ Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
3:00 pm Advanced Mountain Bike Ride @ Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness

Most events are free but there are some that comes with a small fee to cover equipment. You can find all that information at their website listed at the bottom of the story.


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