|Parks and Recreation Department
popular bird watching site
Sharp's Ridge Memorial Park Adoptees
-Appalachian Mountain Bike Club
Sharp's Ridge Memorial Park
329 Sharp's Ridge Memorial Drive
Directions: Take the Broadway exit off of I-40 and go north
about two and a half miles; turn left on Ludlow; turn right on Sharp's
Ridge Memorial Road; as you go up hill the park is on both sides
of the road.
Sharp's Ridge Memorial Park offers one of the best views in the City to see the Smoky Mountains. The park features a scenic overlook platform with signage identifying each mountain peak.
The park also features several unpaved walking/hiking trails. Sharp's Ridge is home to many songbirds and bird watchers often frequent the park to view them.
The Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society holds many group hikes at Sharp's Ridge for bird watching. No alcoholic beverages
PARK RULES & REGULATIONS:
1.) For the protection of our park and the safety of its users,
the following are prohibited
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.