2018 On Site Activities

We have so many great experiences in the works. Below you will find a sample of what we offered during the 2018 event. Check back often to see what new things you can expect at 2019 Meet the Mountains Festival!

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Water Zone: Presented by USA Raft

  • Demo pool presented by Academy Sports & East Tennessee Foundation
  • Casting pool presented by Overmountain Trout Unlimited
  • Jackson Action Wagon Kayak Demos
  • Fishing gear demos
  • Fly tying demos
  • Discounted rafting trips
  • River safety clinics
  • SUP demos
  • Inflatable Kayak Seminar 


Earth Zone: Presented by Trek Bicycles

  • Mountain Bike Skills Clinic (make sure to bring your bike)
  • Pre-ride check clinic 
  • One Wheel demos
  • Geocaching
  • Tannery Knobs group rides
  • Bike demos and obstacle course
  • Shoe Demos
  • Knot Tying


Air Zone: Presented by NETWORKS

  • Yoga
  • Ultimate Air Dogs
  • Climbing wall by RockOn Climbing
  • Slacklining
  • Hammock lounge
  • Disc golf putting
  • Axe Throwing by Grindin' Axes

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Ropes Course: Presented By ACFCU


Ultimate Air Dogs: Presented By TNVacation.com

Demo Pool: Presented by Academy Sports and The East Tennessee Foundation

Mountain Mile Beer Challenge

Join us on August 24th at 6:45 PM for the FIRST ever, MOUNTAIN MILE BEER CHALLENGE! The Mountain Mile Beer Challenge is put on by Fleet Feet Johnson City in conjunction with Meet The Mountains and Yee-Haw Brewing. Ever ran a Beer Mile? Here's how it works:

4 laps in Founder's Park = 1 mile & 4 Yee-Haw Beers. Four beers, one mile. Bring your running legs and a prepared stomach, this race is going to be a blast. Cost is $25 for each participant.  MUST BE 21 TO PARTICIPATE. ID'S WILL BE CHECKED. More info HERE