Ijams is a 300 acre environmental learning center for all ages. It includes woodlands and meadows, hiking and biking trails, native flora and fauna, a boardwalk on the TN River, Will Skelton Greenway and the reclaimed Meads Quarry and Ross Marble Quarry Sites.
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Located just five minutes from downtown Knoxville. From Downtown Knoxville via Gay Street Take the Gay Street bridge south and turn left onto Sevier Avenue. Follow Sevier Avenue. After passing through two traffic lights turn left onto Island Home Avenue. Follow Island Home Avenue, which turns right by the entrance to Island Home Park. Follow green directional signs to Ijams., approximately 1.5 miles on your left. From Interstate 40W Take James White Pkwy Exit 388A Continue on two left lanes down James White Parkway Cross over the TN River and take the Sevier Ave./Hillwood Dr. exit Turn Left onto Sevier Ave. (turns into Hillwood Dr.) Turn Right onto Island Home Ave. (at bottom of hill) Ijams is approximately 1 mile on the Left From Interstate 40E Take James White Pkwy Exit 388A Merge onto James White Pkwy. Cross over the TN River and take the Sevier Ave./Hillwood Dr. exit Turn Left onto Sevier Ave. (turns into Hillwood Dr.) Turn Right onto Island Home Ave. (at bottom of hill) Ijams is approximately 1 mile on the Left. Address is 2915 Island Home Ave. Knoxville, TN 37920.
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