Announcements and Inspiration from the Legacy Luncheon

Alexandra Cousteau to speak at Legacy Parks Legacy Luncheon

We are grateful that the 2017 Legacy Luncheon for the Parks was another huge success thanks to our amazing speaker and the nearly 1,000 sponsors and Friends who gathered at Seven Islands State Birding Park to support our work. Alexandra Cousteau, the award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic explorer, and global water expert shared inspiration and we made some exciting announcements!

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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