Accommodations near NIMBioS
Print and Online Media:
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)
Knoxville Population Profiles
About Knoxville website
Radio stations in Knoxville
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Hiking in the Smokies
U.S. Forest Service hotline for fall color updates: call 1-800-354-4595 ext#8 for southeastern states.
Virtual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage, May 8-16, 2021.
Because of COVID-19, the 2021 Pilgrimage will be a virtual event.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. An annual event consisting of wildflower, fauna, and natural history walks, motorcades, photographic tours, art classes, and indoor seminars.
NIMBioS Location on The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Campus
Parking. Parking is available in UT's Volunteer Hall Garage located at 1525 White Avenue (between James Agee St. and 16th St.). One guest parking space is also available with a Guest Parking Pass in the parking lot directly behind the NIMBioS building. To obtain the pass, please make arrangements with our office ahead of time.
Knoxville Area Transit (KAT):
KAT is the mass transit system for Knoxville, operating buses, paratransit LIFT vehicles, and downtown trolleys.
Knoxville Taxi and Limo Services
Other Knoxville ground transportation links
UT-Pellissippi-ORNL Bus route schedule
Web map for active tracking of buses on campus
Main Campus T bus info page
Handicapped Accessibility. The NIMBioS building is fully handicapped accessible. There are several parking spaces designated for handicap parking near the NIMBioS entrances and a ramp provides wheelchair access to the building. All public spaces in the building, including restrooms, are accessible to wheelchairs as well.
Childcare. Although children are always welcome at NIMBioS for a brief tour or supervised visit and introduction to the research that is carried out, we are not set up to safely accommodate young children. Visitors are expected to arrange for the care of their dependents. Under limited circumstances in which a child must accompany a visitor, NIMBioS may be able to support part of the travel expenses for a necessary caregiver. Prior arrangements with the NIMBioS Deputy Director are required in these situations. Click here for information about childcare possibilities.