Splash pads help beat the heat at three Knox County parks

As the weather heats up, take comfort knowing you can stay cool every day at three splash pads in Knox County.

The 2021 splash pad season started May 1 and runs through September 12. The free automated water playgrounds are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day, weather permitting.

The Knox County Parks and Recreation Department operates splash pads at three locations:

  • Carl Cowan Park, 10058 S. Northshore Drive
  • Powell Station Park, 2318 W. Emory Road
  • New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane

“Knox County is so fortunate to have attractions like this in our parks,” said Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs. “They’re a great place for families to get together and fun for kids of all ages. Just be sure to read the rules and be safe.”


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