FREE PUBLIC ACCESS!
PLENTY OF FREE PARKING!

NATURE EXPERIENCE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM DAWN 'til DUSK!

Lamar Alexander Parkway (US 321) Townsend, TN  37882

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE!
PET FRIENDLY!

“No synonym for God is so perfect as Beauty.
Whether as seen carving the lines of the mountains with glaciers, or gathering matter into stars, or planning the movements of water, or gardening – still all is Beauty!”
---  John Muir

Latest News from the River Walk & Arboretum

  • Thank You TRWA Volunteers. Great Job! - 2021.02.12

    Thank You TRWA Volunteers. Great Job! - 2021.02.12

    Rodney and Allison Creating Stumptown We had a really good maintenance day, this wet morning, at the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum (TRWA).  Special…

    Friday February 12

    by Mark Seder

    Thank You TRWA Volunteers. Great Job! - 2021.02.12

    Rodney and Allison Creating Stumptown We had a really good maintenance day, this wet morning, at the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum (TRWA).  Special…

    Friday February 12

    by Mark Seder
  • Duck, Duck, Geese!!!

    Duck, Duck, Geese!!!

    Strolling through the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum (TRWA) in winter is a serene experience and encourage you all to do so.  There is…

    Thursday February 11

    by Mark Seder

    Duck, Duck, Geese!!!

    Strolling through the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum (TRWA) in winter is a serene experience and encourage you all to do so.  There is…

    Thursday February 11

    by Mark Seder
  • Recent Donations to the TRWA - 2021.02.10

    Recent Donations to the TRWA - 2021.02.10

    The Townsend River Walk & Arboretum (TRWA) had a couple of donations made over the last few of months. First, a BIG THANKS to…

    Wednesday February 10

    by Mark Seder

    Recent Donations to the TRWA - 2021.02.10

    The Townsend River Walk & Arboretum (TRWA) had a couple of donations made over the last few of months. First, a BIG THANKS to…

    Wednesday February 10

    by Mark Seder
  • Dec. 12, 2020 - Bench Dedications for Bob Russell & Ron Byrd

    Dec. 12, 2020 - Bench Dedications for Bob…

    Bob Russell "Father of the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum"  Relaxing on the Bench Dedicated to Him at the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum…

    Thursday December 24

    by Mark Seder

    Dec. 12, 2020 - Bench Dedications for Bob Russell & Ron Byrd

    Bob Russell "Father of the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum"  Relaxing on the Bench Dedicated to Him at the Townsend River Walk & Arboretum…

    Thursday December 24

    by Mark Seder
  • Dec. 12, 2020, A Study in Invasive Management

    Dec. 12, 2020, A Study in Invasive Management

    TWRA Invasive Management - Scott Schehr, Martha Frink & Theresa Schehr A group of 8 Tuckaleechee Garden Club members and spouses performed very successful…

    Saturday December 19

    by Mark Seder

    Dec. 12, 2020, A Study in Invasive Management

    TWRA Invasive Management - Scott Schehr, Martha Frink & Theresa Schehr A group of 8 Tuckaleechee Garden Club members and spouses performed very successful…

    Saturday December 19

    by Mark Seder
  • A New Iris Garden on the TRWA

    A New Iris Garden on the TRWA

    Kay Goodwin and Charlotte Miller are Busy Planting the Latest Addition to the TRWA, an Iris Garden. Friday the 13th turned out to be…

    Sunday November 15

    by Mark Seder

    A New Iris Garden on the TRWA

    Kay Goodwin and Charlotte Miller are Busy Planting the Latest Addition to the TRWA, an Iris Garden. Friday the 13th turned out to be…

    Sunday November 15

    by Mark Seder
Explore the Arboretum

A Certified Arboretum In Townsend, TN

The Townsend River Walk and Arboretum has been certified by the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council.  It is a fun and educational experience.  Each tree has a plaque that provides tree information.  

LEARN MORE Tree Information
Four Seasons of Beauty

Enjoy the Nature Trail Year Round!

Every season on river walk brings something new.   Blossoms and flowers in the Spring; flowers and a place to cool off in the Summer; colorful foliage in the Fall and the Winter brings scenic views of the trail and river.

4 Seasons of Beauty
Plenty of Parking and Easy Access

Located just off the US 321 in Townsend

Get directions to the Townsend River Walk as well as a detailed map of the river walk and arboretum.  We have it mapped to make finding and enjoying the Townsend River Walk a bit easier.

RIVER WALK MAP

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