Leaving East Tennessee Better Than We Found It

Legacy Parks Foundation works to ensure that our community enjoys exceptional recreational opportunities, natural beauty and open spaces, and that those assets exist for generations to come.

Alexandra Cousteau to Speak at Legacy Luncheon for the Parks!

Alexandra Cousteau to speak at Legacy Parks Legacy Luncheon

Join us as we welcome Alexandra Cousteau, award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic Explorer, and global water advocate, as the featured speaker at our outdoor luncheon which celebrates the work of Legacy Parks of conserving our natural resources, creating public places and connecting communities. Sponsorships are available and filling up quickly!

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  • Creating Access to the Holston River

    Legacy Parks creating river access at McBee Ferry
    • Kicking off its Head of the Tennessee Initiative, Legacy Parks has raised funds and was awarded grants to acquire the McBee Ferry Landing property along the Holston River, which it will turn into a Knox County park within the next year. It creates much needed access to the Holston River within a 22-mile stretch with no other public access point. Located off the Andrew Johnson Highway on Old Strawberry Plains Pike, the park will be more details