Click the link below to view an extensive list of all of the parks in Kingsport!
The Kingsport Centennial approached in 2017. The Kingsport Community Foundation collaborated with the City of Kingsport Centennial Commission to accomplish the Centennial Park Project. Celebrating the Kingsport Spirit, Kingsport’s Centennial Park provides a unique destination and link to downtown Kingsport that commemorates the community’s past, present and future. Bring the kids to enjoy the splash pad for a fun activity for the whole family!
Borden Park is a 17 acre neighborhood park with many recreation components including an arboretum, asphalt basketball court, an 18-hole disc golf course, multiple playground areas for children of all ages, 6 lighted tennis courts, a paved walking trail, and more!
The Barking Lot is Downtown Kingsport’s first dog park located at 124 Cherokee Street. The park is open from dawn to dusk and free to the community!
Dogwood Park is a membership only community dog park, located adjacent to Hunter Wright Stadium. The 3-acre park has a 6-foot high vinyl-coated chain link fence and the park is divided into two sections. 2.5 acres is designated for large dogs and .5 acre for smaller dogs (25 pounds and elderly/feeble dogs). Small dogs may play in the large dog area at owners risk. The dog park area is secured by a keyless entry system which provides owners with assurance that other dogs have had the proper vaccinations and also provides an added measure of safety at the park. Restrooms, water fountains, doggie waste stations, park benches and dog agility equipment are also available at this location.
Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park
Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park is an approximately 10,000 sq ft concrete park. Helmets, elbow/knee/wrist pads and other safety equipment are strongly encouraged. Children should be accompanied by an adult. The facility is unsupervised and users assume their own risk. Admission is free. The park is open to bikers and skateboarders. Playground equipment and shelters are nearby.
Kingsport’s Bays Mountain Park is a 3500 acre nature preserve and the largest city owned park in the state of Tennessee. The Park features a picturesque 44 acre lake, a Nature Center with a state-of-the-art Planetarium Theater, and Animal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles.
Warriors’ Path State Park was named for the Great Cherokee War and Trading Path. Since that time, the park land has known a long history of travelers and is still a pathway for modern-day outdoor enthusiasts. The 950-acre park is located on the shores of the Patrick Henry Reservoir on the Holston River. The park is home to premier boating and fishing activity, hiking trails, an internationally-renowned mountain bike trail system (which is a designated National Recreational Trail), an award-winning nature education program and a nationally recognized golf course.