Knox County Parks and Recreation will open its splash pads for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 7.


Splash pads are automated water playgrounds for kids of all ages. Knox County’s splash pads are located at three parks: Carl Cowan Park, New Harvest Park and Powell Station Park. They are open, weather permitting, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. spring through fall.


For more information contact Jennifer Linginfelter at (865) 215-4579 or visit