119 Pinnacle Dr
Johnson City, TN 37615
Phone: (423) 282-0488
Fax: (423) 282-0598
Winged Deer Park is a great recreational park, stretching over 150 acres (60 hectares). It features several meeting venues, picnic spots and a lake-side area. It also has several facilities for sports like the Batter's Up batting cage, a golf course as well as a volleyball net, set up on the banks of the lake.
Metro-Kiwanis Park is a large spacious park, located on Guaranda Drive, which hosts several community softball games. It features several softball fields, tennis courts and picnic spots. On site are also the monumental sculptures called the 'Junaluska', crafted in honor of the Native Americans of the land.
Established in 1903, Mountain Home National Cemetery is spread over 99.7 acres (40.3 hectares). Home to over more than 10,000 veteran soldiers. Many war heroes such as Junior James Spurrier and Thomas Smith are interred here.
Johnson City Public Library is a well-stocked reading room situated on West Millard Street. The staff is extremely efficient and friendly at all times. It also provides hassle-free book rentals.
Located on Huffine Road, Willow Springs Park was established in 1998. The spacious 36-acre (14.56 hectares) park pays homage to Johnson City's history and includes the Johnson Depot-themed playground, two pavilions and a 1.6-acre (0.65 hectare) dog park.
Powell Square Park is the oldest project of the Department of Parks and Recreation of the region. It features a playground and restroom facilities.
The Jonesborough Historic District encompasses a wide area of 120 acres (49 hectares) and has several historic buildings within itself. The area reflects a mix of architectural styles, however the more prominent ones include the Queen Anne, Federal and Greek Revival styles. A visitor center is located in this area to guide the visitors though the maze of historic structures. A stroll down the lanes of the district would take you back to the 19th century. The district has been preserved and maintained pretty well. Culture and history enthusiasts will fall in love with this place.
Pine Oaks Golf Course is a beautiful course which is quite popular with the locals. Enjoy the beautiful views of the mountain, avail of their pro shop and play some golf in their well-maintained course.
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site features several historic buildings, formerly owned by the Tipton-Haynes family. This historic estate stretches over 40 acres (16 hectares) of land, including the homes of the Tipton family slaves, a smoke house, natural springs and other striking historic landmarks. This property has borne witness to the Battle of the State of Franklin, where in the owner Mr. John Tipton played a pivotal role. The house, in the recent years, has been converted into a museum and a library.
Stretching over 100 acres (40 hectares), Maple Lane Farms is a family-farm that carries out several entertaining family activities all throughout the year. Beginning with berry picking in summer to Halloween celebrations in October, this farm is a great family outing with fresh gifts and sweet memories to take home.
The Buffalo Mountain Park covers a whopping 725 acres (293.40 hectares) of natural area, on High Ridge Road. Spread over the northern slope of Buffalo Mountain, it features lush, wooded areas and steep climbs. Although essentially a natural preserve, Buffalo Mountain Park is often used for outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, birding and picnicking.
The Warriors' Path State Park is named so after this park area was used by the Cherokee tribe. Opened in 1952, the park has numerous well marked trails for the walking enthusiasts, a golf course, camping grounds and picnic spaces and boating facilities as well.