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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Mountain to Town is a guided downhill mountain bike adventure that highlights the scenic trails atop Lookout Mountain and how they connect with the Tennessee Riverwalk all the way into downtown Chattanooga. Join us for this all-inclusive downhill bike adventure from Lookout Mountain to downtown Chattanooga. Enjoy scenic views of the city from the top of the mountain while cruising down the Guild Trail until it connects with the Tennessee Riverwalk and follows the shores of the TN river all…Find out more »
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 »
Join the Tennessee Student Environmental Alliance in celebrating their 15th anniversary with a guided canoe tour on the calm waters of North Chickamauga Creek at Greenway Farm. For 15 years TenneSEA has overseen water quality and stormwater education projects in our local watersheds. Members of the Young Professionals Board will be present to discuss the Lower Tennessee River watershed and features of North Chickamauga Creek before and during the canoe trip. Outdoor Chattanooga will provide guides and equipment for the beginner-friendly…Find out more »
Learn to whitewater kayak!!!! Outdoor Chattanooga offers the Rapid Learning Whitewater Program, providing formal and equipped kayak instruction for beginning and seasoned kayakers. To begin, participants attend the Introduction to Kayaking & Roll Class to learn learn essential skills and safe paddling techniques in the calm waters of the lake or pool. These classes are offered reguarly throughout the year and can be joined anytime. Instruction is provided in a group setting with the emphasis on building skills according to…Find out more »
Learn how to whitewater kayak!!!! Outdoor Chattanooga's Rapid Learning Whitewater Program provides formal and equipped kayak instruction for beginning and seasoned kayakers. To begin, participants attend an introduction to kayaking and roll class to learn essential skills and safe paddling techniques in the calm waters of the lake or pool. These classes are offered regularly throughout the year and can be joined at any time. Instruction is provided in a group setting with the emphasis on building skills according to…Find out more »