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Wed, Aug 11



Ijams Night Hike: Perseid Meteor Shower (Family Program)

Join Ijams for a spectacular meteor shower. Backup dates are 8/12 and 8/13 in case of clouds or weather.

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Ijams Night Hike: Perseid Meteor Shower (Family Program)
Ijams Night Hike: Perseid Meteor Shower (Family Program)

Time & Location

Aug 11, 2021, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Knoxville, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA

About the Event

Recommended for ages 10 and up

Description: Explore Ijams Nature Center in a new light, or perhaps no light. Ijams Night Hikes get you out on the trails to experience the night using all of your senses. This walk will focus on viewing the Perseid Meteor shower. Learn about this shower, some simple constellations, experience the night during a short walk, and then sit back to enjoy the show.

Materials Participants Should Bring: Good walking shoes, water, flashlight, blanket, pillow or a headrest, and weather appropriate clothing. 

Information to Note: This is a night hike that covers trails with roots and rocks. Participants should be prepared to walk in low light conditions.

In case of weather or cloud cover there are two back up dates of 8/12 and 8/13. 

Directions: This Ijams Night Hike meets at the Ijams Nature Center 2915 Island Home Avenue.

No walk-in’s will be accepted. Every participant must have a ticket. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Ijams awards full refunds for any cancellations up to 7 days before a program, or if Ijams cancels a program due to inclement weather. Refunds are not awarded for programs with fees of $5 or less for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable.


  • General Admission

    ticket for an individual participant

    +$0.20 service fee
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