July 7, 2005 - Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam
and Knox County Mayor Mike Ragsdale announced the availability of
free maps that display virtually every park, greenway and recreation
facility in the Knoxville area.
"We're excited to team up with Knox County on a project that
will provide valuable information to Knoxville and Knox County residents,"
said Mayor Haslam. "There are many recreational opportunities
in the Knoxville area that residents, until now, may not have been
"Parks are one of our most important community resources
for both Knoxville and Knox County," said Mayor Ragsdale. "By
working cooperative with Mayor Haslam's office, we are going to
make them more accessible to more people than ever before."
The four-color maps are 18 inches by 20 inches and contain City
of Knoxville parks and recreation facilities on one side, and Knox
County parks and recreation facilities on the other. Addresses,
amenities, and telephone numbers are provided in addition to the
location of each recreational opportunity.
These maps are free and may be obtained at Knoxville and Knox
County Parks and Recreation offices, City of Knoxville recreation
centers, and public libraries.
To contact City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation, call 215-2090.
For Knox County Parks and Recreation, call 215-6600.