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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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
January is the peak of the annual Sandhill Crane Migration when thousands of these beautiful birds converge on the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge in Birchwood, TN, just an hour from Chattanooga. If you haven't seen these elegant creatures in person, you should make it a New...read more
We're chasing winter waterfalls and a magical moonbow in our December newsletter. Have you ever heard of or seen a moonbow? A moonbow is a rainbow produced by moonlight from the mist of a waterfall rather than sunlight. Moonbows are fainter than solar rainbows due to...read more
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Outdoor Chattanooga's Winter Workshops are a series of classroom-based, outdoor education and skill-building workshops that cover a variety of outdoor topics. They are free and open to all ages. No reservations or experience required to attend. Workshops occur on Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 PM, January 10 through February 28, 2019, at Outdoor Chattanooga Center, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park.February 28 - Fishing SecretsLearn techniques from local expert, Capt. Richard Simms, a certified U.S. Coast Guard Captain and owner/guide of Scenic City…Find out more »
This 26.2 mile course will provide a great experience for the first-time or experienced marathon runner by providing a safe course with plenty of well stocked aid stations, great spectator support, and an amazing finish line experience. SATURDAY Schedule7:00AM – 8:30AMRegistration and packet pick-up for Classic 150 5K9:00AM - 10:00AMClassic 150 5K from First Tennessee Pavilion (1 hour time limit)9:00AM - 5:00PMExpo / Packet Pickup / Registration if available (First Tennessee Pavilion)10:00AMClassic 150 5K Awards (No shipping of awards)11:00AMKids Race (1…Find out more »
The marathon course was designed by a passionate group of local distance runners to be first and foremost, a great run course. This 26.2 mile course will provide a great experience for the first-time or experienced marathon runner by providing a safe course with plenty of well stocked aid stations, great spectator support, and an amazing finish line experience. We are proud to showcase Chattanooga with this route that will surely be one to remember! Approximate elevation gain is 1200…Find out more »
The Chattanooga Grotto Club holds their monthly club meeting at Outdoor Chattanooga. This is free and open to the public. The Chattanooga Grotto Club is a nonprofit member-supported organization that promotes a program of caving adventures to outdoor enthusiasts of all social and economic backgrounds and of all skill levels. For more information call Club President, Tripp Lichtefeld at 423-883-2141 or email email@example.comFind out more »
Learn to whitewater kayak starting anytime of the year with Rapid Learning Whitewater Program. You will begin in the Rapid Learning program with this class, Intro to Kayaking and Skills Practice--which is the first step in your committment to learning this sport and building and maintaining the essential skills. Outdoor Chattanooga’s Rapid Learning program offers formal instruction in the exciting sport of whitewater kayaking. ACA certified staff provide the instruction necessary to get started in this exciting sport. Equipment is…Find out more »