Oak Ridge, Tennessee is one of 217 family-friendly cities and towns designated as a Playful City by the national nonprofit KaBoom
. With more than 85 miles of trails and more than 16 parks and playgrounds, the Secret City is committed to promoting active lifestyles and family-friendly activities. From Melton Lake Park
to Haw Ridge Park
, this family-friendly community provides lots of options for energetic families, including stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), kayaking, trail running, and mountain biking.
If you’re looking for secluded but accessible Tennessee hiking locations or mountain bike trails outside of the Smokies, Oak Ridge delivers. From the waterfront
at Melton Lake Park
to the rugged trails of Haw Ridge Park
, the Secret City’s greenways have plenty of options for nearly every outdoor enthusiast, including stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), kayaking, trail running, and mountain biking.