Plenty to do outside around Knoxville

Beth KinnaneOur Town Outdoors

Check out these great outdoor activities in the metro area.
Friday, July 9
An Evening of Nature Journaling, 6:30 p.m. at Seven Islands State Birding Park. Cost is $5. Nature Journaling can …

No ticket needed to ride the Loop

Carol EvansOur Town Outdoors

Enjoy vehicle-free hiking or biking the Cades Coves Loop Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park every Wednesday through September 1, from sunrise to sunset. The park will continue …

Sleeping bruin

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Waiting for hours for a critter to crawl out of a hole does not fit my agenda. I simply do not have the patience to be a wildlife photographer. However, …

Cove fence in the morning stillness

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Any time you make the effort to be one of the first people into Cades Cove, it is worthwhile. The quiet, the wildlife, morning fog or, in this case, the …