Three new support stations are open in Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness.
The Legacy Parks Foundation cut the ribbons on Friday. There are two new water stations and one bike tune-up stations at Anderson School, View Park Drive and Island Home Park.
“With the increasing number of first-time users – those often unfamiliar with the preparation needed for a good trail experience – these water and repair stations will help ensure a good first experience and return visit,” said Carol Evans, executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation. “Additionally, the unique close-to-town location of these trails allows them to be used during lunch breaks, after work and in short periods throughout the day. Simply providing water for trail users makes the experience a much easier unplanned opportunity and, in doing so, much more likely to happen.”
They were made possible by a $10,000 grant from REI.