Off Site Activities
Think you want to stay at MTM all day? We won’t complain. But we think you would really be missing out on what makes this the most beautiful place in the world. Go out and explorer all the area has to offer. Interested in a little competition? Or is it a more relaxed vibe you’re chasing? Adventure or Discovery? Wheels or Waders? Whatever you decided, our friends around the region are ready to help you find what ever you need. So come visit with us and then go find your own adventure!
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Jacob’s Nature Park at Sinking Creek
Explore classic wetland, meadow and hardwood forest habitats; this park has a lot going on! Anticipate a slow-paced mile walk, stopping often for viewing and explanations of this natural world. There is some steep, but short, uphill sections as we navigate the ridge. For more information contact Connie Deegan, Director of Nature Programs for Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department, at 423-283-5821.
Buffalo Mountain Sunrise Hike
Join Johnson City Parks and Recreation Nature Program Coordinator, Connie Deegan, for a sunrise hike on Buffalo Mountain on August 24th. This hike will begin at 6:00 AM SHARP to catch the sunrise at White Rock. Park below the yellow service road gate where park road ends Note: there is a mile and a half of constant moderate uphill on the front end of this hike, then we will continue on the White Rock Loop to the other side of the park as we make our way back down Fork Knob Trail on this 3.5 mile hike. For more information contact Connie Deegan, Director of Nature Programs for Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department, at 423-283-5821.