Greene County Partnership Tourism Sports Council
  • Baseball
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Gymnastics
  • Cycling
  • Paddleboarding
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Basketball
  • Track/Cross Country
  • Disc Golf


Greene County Partnership
115 Academy Street

Greeneville, TN 37743

Office: (423) 638-4111
Alayna Smith
Director of Tourism

Greeneville Parks and Recreation
456 E Bernard Ave
Greeneville, TN 37743

Office: (423) 638-3143
Harold Patterson
Director, Parks and Recreation

U.S. Forest Service Office
4900 Asheville HWY
Greeneville, TN 37743

Office: (423) 638-4109
District Ranger Leslie Morgan
District Ranger Nolichucky/Unaka Ranger Station
Cherokee National Forest


Greeneville Greene County: find your contradiction.
Greene County perfectly combines the small-town charm travelers search for and the unexpected delight of wilderness exploration that wanderers hope to find.

Highlights include:

  • Home to one of our nation’s natural treasures: The Cherokee National Forest and the Appalachian Trail System
  • A Presidential town of one of the most controversial presidents of all time: President Andrew Johnson
  • The longest stretch of the Nolichucky River – offering tubing, paddleboarding, and kayaking adventures on flatwater for beginner and family outdoor enthusiasts. *
  • Home to the humble beginnings of the MLB Astros, now serving as a World Class Baseball Facility, home to the NJCAA Collegiate National Championship
  • Includes 1/3 of the Sampson Mountain Wilderness, which covers 10,895 acres of land
  • A wide variety of public and private developed campgrounds, offering tent camping, cabins and RV camping
  • Facilities to support motorsports, RC racing, and speedway/racing interests
  • Rich vintage and antique car culture
  • Tour Historic Downtown: including historic guided walking tours and the self-guided historic home tour, quilt trail, and mural trails.
  • Strategically located within a day’s drive of a fourth of America, centrally located in the middle of 19th-century trade routes that are now major interstate systems and highways.

Surrounded by the natural beauty of the wilderness in the Cherokee National Forest and The Nolichucky River, discover the historic relevance of a place that has withstood the test of time: from raising the 17th President of the United States, being the second oldest town in the state, and surviving the active role of activity during the trials of the Civil War. Love the past, embrace the future. Visit “one of America’s best small towns”

*Please visit or call into the Nolichucky Ranger Station before you hit the trail systems and waterways. *

Highlighted Facilities

Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park can hold up to 4,000 baseball fans. The home of the original Astros (now sanctioned as a MLB team.) Today it holds fans of the Greeneville Flyboys (2021 league champion) and hosts tournaments including the NJCAA collegiate nationals championship. 


Niswonger Sports Complex

Includes: Pioneer Field (Soccer, Football), Pioneer Park (Baseball)(above), Red Edmonds Field (Softball), Pioneer Arena (Volleyball, Basketball), a multisport indoor practice facility, 1,000-square foot weight room, Coughlin Golf Practice Facility (located in indoor practice facility) 


Pioneer Arena: basketball and volleyball courts (seats 2,000) 

Pioneer Park: baseball field (seats 2,400) 

Pioneer Field: football/soccer/lacrosse stadium (seats 3,500) 

Pioneer Gym: regulation basketball (no bleachers) 

Red Edmonds Field: softball stadium (seats 200) 

Nichols Tennis Complex: 6 courts (seats 100) 

Indoor Practice Facility: 60 yds x 60 yds (seats 200) 

Soccer practice field: 120 yds x 80 yds (seats 200) 

2 Football practice fields: 360 ft x 160 ft 

Fescue field: 100 yds x 150 yds (no seating) – not lighted 

2 Beach Volleyball courts (Sand – Outdoors) – not lighted 

New Tusculum Univ. Beach Volleyball Complex: Four NCAA regulation beach volleyball courts 

1 Indoor Swimming pool 

9 Disc Golf Course holes 


Pioneer Field (Soccer, Football): South Atlantic Conference Soccer Tournaments three times (2000-02), the NCAA Division II Region Men’s Soccer Tournaments three times (2004, 2007, 2008) and the 2005 NCAA II Southeast Region Women’s Soccer Championship; NCAA Football Playoffs and the NCAA Southeast Men’s Soccer Regional, NCAA II Men’s Soccer National Quarterfinal. 3,500 spectators seats, but can accommodate 5,000 spectators. Bermuda grass. Identical lighting system as Neyland Stadium in Knoxville. 

Pioneer Arena (Volleyball, Basketball): South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Tournament, quarterfinal of the South Atlantic Conference Basketball Tournament. 2,000-seats. Two volleyball, two basketball courts. 


Roger M. Nichols Tennis Complex

6 Tennis courts: has hosted several State and Regional Tournaments, UTSA Region Championships, and South Atlantic Conference Women's Tennis Championship. 


Hardin Park

The 55-acre park features a public outdoor pool, picnic areas, six pavilions, two playgrounds, an all-abilities playground, a large fishing pond, five ball fields, a skatepark, and basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. Pavilions are available to rent. 


Hardin Park Beach Volleyball Complex

A new addition to our area, this complex will have 4 NCAA regulation beach courts (netting, fencing, windscreens, drainage system standards) 

The Eastview Recreation Center

Contains 2 basketball/volleyball gyms and a Splash Pad water area. 


W.T. Daniels Park – Whirlwind Disc Golf Course

18 long and short basket holes. Whirlwind starts you in the open for the first few holes and slowly progresses to semi-wooded and wooded golf. 


Greeneville YMCA

Olympic-size indoor pool, racquetball, pickleball


Terry Bellamy Soccer Park

Three playing fields, the park includes a concession stand, locker rooms, restrooms, playground and pavilion and a 1/3 mile walking track that is open to the public. 


Myers Farm

Holds Cross country regional championships for middle school and high school students 


Kinser Park

Kinser Park is located on the Nolichucky River and offers fishing (license required), softball fields, batting cages, horseshoe pits, and trails. The park also offers family vacation packages, picnics, pavilions, private special events, festivals, and entertainment. 


I-81 Motocross Sports

Looking for a trail or track to ride; we have 400 acres of "off road" fun, miles of "Tracks and Trails" and Spectacular Races, Race Series, and Events! Rental Available. 


Greene County Tennis Association

6 lighted hard courts 

3 lighted regulation Pickleball Courts 

2 lighted Har-Tru Clay Courts 

Clubhouse and conference area 


Cherokee National Forest

650,000-acre forest is the largest tract of public land in Tennessee 

Our area of Cherokee National Forest invites visitors to play and stay, offering camping, picnic areas, hiking, biking, and horse riding. 


Appalachian Trail – Allen Gap Trailhead

The Appalachian Trail is 2,193 Miles Long. Camp under the stars, enjoy the panoramic view, and experience the adventure of a lifetime! 


Nolichucky River

115 miles total, Greene County being the longest stretch of the river, of flatwater to kayak, paddleboard, tube, fish, and swim in. 


David Crockett Birthplace State Park

David Crockett was a pioneer, soldier, and politician. He was born near the town of Limestone, Tenn. in 1786. David Crockett Birthplace State Park commemorates the birthplace of this famous Tennessean. Come see the working homestead, operated with tools and methods of the 18th century. Walking trail, animals, primitive camping, RV hookups, and the Nolichucky River can all be found at this location. 


Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Visitor Center

Andrew Johnson's complex presidency (1865-69) illustrates the Constitution at work following the Civil War. Visit the town where the President was raised, worked, gained political momentum, into Presidency, impeachment, political involvement post-presidency as a Tennessee senator, and ultimately his death. 

Other Andrew Johnson Sites in Greeneville Tennessee: 

• Andrew Johnson Early Home 

• Andrew Johnson Homestead 

• Andrew Johnson National Cemetery 

• Andrew Johnson Presidential Library