Kingsport Greenbelt

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The Kingsport Greenbelt runs 8 miles along the Holston River and Reedy Creek through the city of Kingsport. It is touted as both a historic and fitness trail, passing by Civil War sites, historic homes, landmarks, and bridges and other sites of interest amid river and mountain scenery. Each of the four sections along the greenbelt offer unique things to see and do.

Parking and Trail Access

You can access the Kingsport Greenbelt trail from numerous places along its route. View the local map for more information (


Far from Boring!

   August, 2015 by toddwsmith

Starting out in the parking lot close to the Preston Presbyterian Church, the trail starts out as gravel but within less than a mile is asphalt the rest of the way. It mostly follows the river with great views, a few overpasses, and even a covered shelter more

Kingsport green belt

   August, 2015 by tmaness37660

I give it 3 stars as there is not a lot of challenge except for the slight incline near the eastern end of the trail that heads up to The Exchange Place! read more

Easy, Shady Ride

   June, 2015 by mr.brandonjhart

The first mile near The Exchabge Place has some ruts in the gravel from wash-out. After that, the ride is pretty smooth asphalt. There are a few places where the signs are hard to follow though parking lots and side streets. Other wise, a good easy ride, more