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Shelter Reservations
  • 85 acres
  • 2 shelters
  • picnic table
  • open space
  • unpaved trail
  • scenic view
  • Fort Dickerson Earthen Fort
  • Harold Lambert Overlook
  • 3 Authentic Replica Cannons
  • Parking: 26
  • Handicap Signaccessible parking
    City Council District: 1

    Fort Dickerson Park Adoptees
    - Knoxville Police Department Explorer Post 300
    - Knoxville Civil War Roundtable
    - Urban Wilderness Arts & Trade District

    Fort Dickerson Park
    3000 Fort Dickerson Road

    Quarry overlook at Fort Dickerson Park
    Quarry overlook at Fort Dickerson Park.

    South Knoxville

    Directions: From downtown, take the Henley Street Bridge south to Chapman Highway; about three-quarters of a mile after crossing the bridge turn right onto Fort Dickerson Road, park is at the end of road.

    Directions due to the Henley Bridge Construction Detour: From downtown, take the Gay Street Bridge south; turn right onto Blount Ave.; turn left onto Chapman Highway; about three-quarters of a mile turn right onto Fort Dickerson Road, park is at the end of road.

    Please click to view a printable version of this map.


    1.) For the protection of our park and the safety of its users, the following are prohibited

  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No firearms
  • No open fires
  • No hitting golf balls anywhere in the park
  • No motorized vehicles in park
  • No equestrian activity
    2.) Per city ordinance, all animals must be maintained on a leash.
    3.) Please be respectful of other trail users
    4.) Please help to keep our parks beautiful by disposing trash in proper receptacles.
    5.) Hours - Open dawn to dusk unless otherwise posted.






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