Lakeshore Park is a 185 acre general recreation public park located along the Tennessee River in Knoxville, TN. With approximately 1 million annual visitors, Lakeshore Park is the most visited public park in Knoxville. Whether you are here for a run along our extensive greenways, a youth sporting event, a stroll by the riverside or just to soak in the unparalleled views of the Great Smoky Mountains, we know you’ll find something memorable.



The park was once home to the Lakeshore Mental Health Institute. Only the Administrative building remains. Click here to learn more about the rich history of the park.

Youth Sports Soccer


Lakeshore Park is home to several youth sports programs including Knoxville Youth Sports. Click here to learn more about the important role they play in the community.

Latest Park News


Park Alerts June 1, 2021 : Grounds Crew Needed! Lakeshore Park Conservancy is looking to add to our Grounds Crew. Compensation is based on experience…