Water flows through the heart of Chattanooga. 

Hiwassee, Ocoee, Chickamauga, Sequatchie; our streams have been the region's life source for millennia.

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From it's origins in the mountains of Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia, the Tennessee River watershed grows into a vast fresh water playground when it reaches Chattanooga.

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Whether you're looking for whitewater thrills or seeking the quiet solitude of a backwater slough, the Chattanooga area offers multiple ways to indulge your love of the water.