Wellness Programs

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Covenant Health is the official health and fitness sponsor of Dogwood Arts and they are pleased to present a limited edition patch to folks who want to take steps toward better health and fitness on Dogwood Walking Trails. Log 26 miles on the trails during April and May, and receive a special patch to wear or display with pride. Don’t forget to snap some pictures while you’re on the trail, and share them on Covenant Health’s Facebook page! Sign up today and start logging your miles to earn this limited edition Covenant Health Dogwood Patch! More information available HERE.

 

Hikes & Blooms

Whether on a greenway through a historic park or on a natural trail through the woods, you will observe historic relics and beautiful wildflowers among the dogwood trees at Hikes & Blooms! The interactive hikes will highlight interesting facts, features, and flora in the unique locations. Hikers should wear comfortable clothing and bring any water or snacks you might need. Pre-registration as noted.

2020 Hikes Coming Soon!

 


Bikes & Blooms

Discover new routes on these family friendly bike rides through scenic neighborhoods and on local greenways. Rides are designed to help you learn how to do your own road rides. Riders must wear helmets and have a basic understanding of on-road riding. Riders should wear comfortable clothing and bring any water or snacks you might need. Free & no pre-registration is required. Ages 8+ recommended.

2019 Bikes & Blooms Scenic Rides

Fall Ride: Sunday, September 15th at 2PM 

Sequoyah Hills | Boulevard Parking Lot – West End | 1400 Cherokee Blvd

Discover a new way to see the city on this family-friendly bike ride through the beautiful Sequoyah Hills neighborhood; produced in partnership with DreamBikes – Knoxville and Dogwood Arts. The ride will be approximately six miles and designed for beginner riders. Cyclists must wear helmets and have a basic understanding of on-road riding. FREE. Ages 8+ recommended. Sponsored by Three Rivers Market and Covenant Health of East Tennessee.

Questions? Contact Dogwood Arts at (865) 637-4561

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DreamBikes is a local non-profit that believes in turning used bikes into jobs for underserved youth in the community.


Dogwood Arts Walking Trails

Focusing on the idea of stepping out into our community, the trails are at least one-mile in length and folks are encouraged to walk, run, or bike these trails. You don’t have to participate in a Guided Hike to earn the limited edition Covenant Health patch! Log 26 miles on and of the trails below in April & May 2020 to earn yours at your own pace. Don’t forget to snap some pictures while you’re on the trail, and share them on Covenant Health’s Facebook page! Sign up today and start logging your miles to earn this limited edition Covenant Health Dogwood Patch! Click Here to Sign Up

Open Daily, Dawn to Dusk
How Much: Free

For mileage you can use a pedometer, phone app, or check out the miles listed for these trails on the links provided.

NORTH

4TH & GILL – the corner of East Glenwood & Luttrell Street at Brownlow School, Knoxville, 37917  *Check the special event mailbox at trail entrance for guided map during the month of April.

ADAIR PARK – 1807 Adair Drive, Knoxville, 37918

OLD NORTH KNOXVILLE – 100 block of West Glenwood Ave in the parking lot of Rose Mortuary, 1421 N. Broadway, Knoxville, 37917

SOUTH

IJAMS NATURE CENTER – 2915 Island Home Avenue, Knoxville, 37920 [3.62 miles, paved; 11.8 miles, natural trails]

WILLIAM HASTIE PARK – 1302 Margaret Road. Close to Ijams Nature Center [6.5 miles of trails]

EAST

KNOXVILLE BOTANICAL GARDEN & ARBORETUM – 2743 Wimpole Avenue, Knoxville, 37914

SEVEN ISLANDS WILDLIFE REFUGE – 2809 Kelly Lane, Knoxville, 37914 [~5 miles, great for birdwatching] 

WEST

GRIGSBY CHAPEL GREENWAY– at the corner of Campbell Station Road and Campbell Lakes Drive, Knoxville, 37934  *Perfect for biking. Parking available at 11700 Campbell Lakes Drive. [2.25 miles, paved]

TEN MILE CREEK GREENWAY – 200 N. Peters Rd, Knoxville, 37923

SEQUOYAH GREENWAY – Entrance at 1400 Cherokee Boulevard, Knoxville, 37919 [2.6 miles one way, crushed gravel]

CONCORD PARK TRAILS – 10901 Northshore Drive, 37772, next to PetSafe Dog Park [10 miles of trails]

ALCOA

MARYVILLE ALCOA GREENWAY – 636 Vose Road, Alcoa, 37701 [9 miles, paved]

SPRINGBROOK PARK – 1561 Dalton Street, Alcoa, 37701 [16 miles of greenways]

OAK RIDGE / ANDERSON COUNTY

HAW RIDGE PARK – 821 Old Edgemoor Road [35 miles of dirt trails for hikers and bikers]

MELTON HILL GREENWAY – 697 Melton Lake Drive [8 miles roundtrip]

UT ARBORETUM – 901 S. Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge [6 miles, not dog-friendly]

ROANE COUNTY

BETTY BROWN TRAIL – Kingston City Park, 333 W Race St, Kingston, 37763 *Lovely paved 3 mile trail that also links to the Fort South West Visitor Center. [3 miles one way, paved]

NORRIS

NORRIS SONGBIRD TRAIL – 2121 Norris Freeway *This gravel 2.3 mile loop is a beautiful flat path below the Norris Dam and is across from the Lenoir Museum. 

HAMBLEN COUNTY

TROUT LILY TRAIL – 2010 Panther Creek Road, Morristown, 37814 *This 2 mile trail has many spring flowers to enjoy

LOUDON COUNTY

MEADOW LOOP TRAIL & RIDGE TOP TRAIL LOOP – 338 Fort Loudoun Road, Vonore, 37885 *Both of these trails are located in the Fort Loudoun State Historic Park and are under 5 miles long

EAST LAKESHORE TRAILS – Highway 95, Tellico. [30 miles of trails, several trailheads]

SEVIER COUNTY

CHESTNUT TOP TRAIL / SCHOOL HOUSE GAP LOOP – Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, 37738. [6.3 miles; great for wildflower viewing]

MEMORIAL RIVER GREENWAY TRAIL – located on both the west and east banks of the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River between the Gatlinburg Highway Bridge and the Chapman Highway Bridge. *2 miles of walking/running trail along the waterfront

MORGAN COUNTY

EMORY TRAIL – Frozen Head State Park, 964 Flat Fork Road, Wartburg, 37887 *An easy 1-mile family hike with flowers and two waterfalls