Maryville Alcoa Trails
The new Maryville-Alcoa Greenway is a 9 mile trail
connecting Springbrook Park in Alcoa with the Bicentennial Greenbelt and Sandy
Springs Park in Maryville.
Springbrook Park, located in Alcoa, has a circular trail of
1.5 miles that features a pond, memorial trees, wildflowers, picnic tables, a
playground and the Alcoa Swimming Pool. Parking and restrooms are provided next
to a recreation building and pavilion with tennis courts, on Dalton Street.
The Greenway starts near the swimming pool, passes Alcoa
Elementary School and Alcoa High School, crosses Springbrook Road near Edison
Street and continues beside Pistol Creek to Maryville.
The Greenway joins the Bicentennial Greenbelt Park trail at
the parking lot across from the Blount County Library. A circular trail of 2
miles features a lake and dam, fitness stations, a picnic pavilion and
restrooms. There is access from the Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 201 S.
Washington Street, Maryville, by turning right onto the sidewalk at the Church
Street exit and taking the steps down to the trial. The Greenway continues from
Bicentennial Park, starting across Lamar Alexander Parkway from behind the
Blount County Courthouse.
The Greenway follows Pistol Creek, passing near Sam Houston
Elementary School and Maryville Middle School to Sandy Springs Park.
Sandy Springs Park features trails, tennis and basketball
courts, softball fields, playground, restrooms and picnic tables.
The Greenway starts again across the Best Street parking
lot in Sandy Springs Park, continuing beside Pistol Creek and turning to follow
Montgomery Lane to Mize Lane and Foothills Elementary School.