Corroborating its potential to enhance tourism and economic prosperity for Johnson City, Tennessee’s top tourism official described the Tannery Knobs Mountain Bike Park as a “brilliant idea” during a tour of the city on Thursday.
In their first meeting of 2019, Johnson City commissioners approved a $22 million bond issuance to finance 16 different projects throughout the course of the fiscal year.
An internationally known trail building company began work on a “pump track” atop Tannery Knobs Bike Park this week.
Johnson City commissioners hope to vote on transferring the Tannery Knobs property during its Aug. 16 meeting, but it still might be a few more weeks before the public can finally enjoy the bike park.
Few locations are as ideal for a bicycle rental shop as that of Johnson City’s Local Motion: at the head of the Tweetsie Trail.
Major changes are afoot atop Tannery Knobs in downtown Johnson City, and not all of them involve the new bike trails. Replacement of the Tannery Knob water tank will expand storage there by 2 million gallons.
While it’s not yet open to the general public, Johnson City’s Tannery Knobs Bike Park is already listed as one of the “4 beautiful places to
May 7, 2018 at 7:37 PM