Car, pedestrians, busses, on ramps, intersections, turn lanes, traffic lights . . . how do you deal with all these things when you’re on a bicycle? Bike commuting 101 is the best first step towards learning how to drive your bicycle in traffic
Outdoor Chattanooga aims to connect you with this scenic trail by offering 12 different short section hikes (4-7 miles each) throughout the year, including half-day hikes and equipped overnight backpacking adventures.
Mountain to Town Bike Adventure is a guided downhill mountain bike ride that highlights the scenic trails atop Lookout Mountain and how they connect to the Tennessee Riverwalk all the way to downtown Chattanooga!
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Spring is in the air and we're itching to get outside and play! We've searched high and low for all the outdoor activities happening in and around Chattanooga this month and put them in our April Newsletter to inspire you to get outside play too. From Spring Festivals...read more
Our March Newsletter focuses on family-friendly outdoor activities happening in and around Chattanooga during Hamilton County's Spring Break to encourage a fun-filled staycation in the Scenic City that the whole family can enjoy!read more
This month's local adventure is inspired in part by the Times Free Press article regarding Southeast Cave Conservancy Inc's (SCCi) recent land acquisition in North Georgia. The donated property on Lookout Mountain extending into Johnson's Crook in Dade County, Georgia...read more
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On My Own 2 Wheels is a multi-tiered program designed to engage the homeless to become more physically active, learn safe bicycle transportation practices, and earn a bicycle. Participants are pre-registered and managed by Chattanooga Track Club and the Community Kitchen. Outdoor Chattanooga's staff provide the bicycle education and lead group rides for road skills and route practice. This program welcomes volunteers for ride support! Contact OC for more information. https://onmyown2feetsite.wordpress.com/Find out more »
An adaptive cycling program for individuals with disabilities. Hand cycles, tandem bikes, and three wheel cycles are available for individuals who have physical and visual disabilities. Volunteer support bikes are provided by Outdoor Chattanooga. Depending on the cycle needed, participants will have to be approved by the group that owns the cycle and fill out liability forms from the specific group you us a cycle form. This program is co-sponsored by SPARC, Outdoor Chattanooga and the City of Chattanooga's Therapeutic…Find out more »
Fireside is a free, family-friendly, outdoor music series which gathers around a campfire for community fun. Think of the days of the past when neighbors would gather to be together after supper to enjoy music and each other. Fireside has added a spring series with a new genre of music and location at the City of Chattanooga’s Tatum Park. All ages are invited to come out, unplug and enjoy a spring evening in the park. (FYI: the October series will continue…Find out more »
Fireside is a free, family-friendly, outdoor music series sponsored by Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union (TVFCU) in partnership with Outdoor Chattanooga. For seven years, the concert series was held on Thursday evenings in October at the Greenway Farms in Hixson. This spring, in partnership with La Paz Chattanooga and a few other gracious donors, we're expanding the series to offer Fireside Latino Nights at the City of Chattanooga's Tatum Park in the historic Highland Park neighborhood. Families of all ages and diverse backgrounds…Find out more »
Join in celebrating Earth Day the Chattanooga way with some friendly competition, live music, eco-vendors and resource connections!For more information contact the event organizer -- GREENSPACES http://www.greenspaceschattanooga.org/ecofielddayAPRIL 26 11AM - 3PMCORPORATE/ADULT FIELD DAY CHALLENGEField Day isn’t for just kids!Eco-Themed Field Day will challenge corporate + adult teams in 10 different activities. Pre-registration required.APRIL 26 & 27ART COMPETITIONThe theme of 2019 Earth Day is “Species Preservation”. We are seeking creative art work made from only recycled materials featuring your favorite animal. APRIL…Find out more »