150 years ago, John Muir walked 1,000 miles from Indiana to the Gulf Coast. When he reached the place where the Clinch and Emory Rivers meet in Kingston on September 12, 1867, he wrote that he had just seen “the most heavenly place.” Recognized as “The Father of the National Parks system,” we believe that John Muir’s legacy is one worth celebrating.
To celebrate his trek across America, the City of Kingston will be hosting Muir Fest on September 9, 2017. The festival will feature live music throughout the afternoon as well as lectures from local conservation experts, food trucks and more!
This free family-friendly event is open to adventurers of all ages. Come celebrate this milestone with us as we soak in the sights, sounds, flavors and history of Roane County. Check out our Facebook event here (link below) for additional details.
Jason Eskridge Live
Jay Clark Live
American & bluegrass musicians
A sturgeon release is being planned
Learn how to fly fish
Play a game of disc golf
Learn about conservation & ecology