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PARKS | Complete Parks List
Parks and Recreation Department
  • 12 acres
  • 2 shelters
  • picnic tables
  • playground
  • open space
  • paved trails
  • football/soccer field
  • 2 tennis courts
  • running track
  • concession stand
  • 2 outdoor basketball courts
  • restrooms
  • Parking: 37
  • For reservations, please call 865-215-1407.
  • Handicap Signaccessible parking

    Sam Duff Memorial Park Adoptees
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    Sam Duff Memorial Park
    4060 Chapman Highway

    South Knoxville

    Directions: South on Chapman Highway about a mile past the Tennessee River; park is on left behind the Krystal Restaurant.

    The City of Knoxville has recently held public meetings for the future renovation of Sam Duff Park. At these meetings, the following objectives were established for the park's renovation:

    1.) Improve entrance from Chapman Highway
    2.) Improve southern entrance (easement) on Chapman Highway at the Medicine Shoppe
    3.) Remove all chain link fencing
    4.) Upgrade the restroom facilities
    5.) Create a "plaza" area between the tennis courts and the football/soccer field
    6.) New signs for both park entrances
    7.) Walking trail in natural area of park
    8.) Improve park's landscaping standards
    9.) Seek playground improvements
    10.) Improve parking along Hedgeapple and consider adding a sidewalk
    11.) Upgrade pavilions
    12.) Establish a "Friends of Sam Duff Park" for local community volunteers

    For reservations, please call 865-215-1407.

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    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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