(WBIR) Starting in late October, Tennessee's outdoor enthusiasts will have a new option for shopping. REI will be opening its Knoxville location on October 24, according to the company's website.
REI sells camping gear and outdoor equipment. It will also feature a bike shop with a range of professional services, according to REI's website.
The store, located in West Knoxville's new Papermill Plaza, is the chain's first in East Tennessee.
Papermill Plaza will also feature the state's first Whole Foods as well as a new location for the makeup retailer Ulta.
Whole Foods previously said it planned to open by Spring 2015.