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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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
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
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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 »
Join us at Outdoor Chattanooga for a special viewing of the documentary I'll Push You to benefit three local women who were selected to join Justin and Patrick from the documentary to be part of a flagship "accessible" trip on El Camino De Santiago Pilgrimage Trail in Spain in the fall of 2019. Out of 90+ applicants, and only 13 spots available for individuals with disabilities; Sharon Stolberg, Carly Pearson, and Leslie King were selected to embark on this incredible journey!…Find out more »
You are receiving this invitation because the City of Chattanooga Parks Department believes you may be interested in attending a community meeting regarding the remodel of the Greenway Farms Farmhouse. We will be holding this meeting to allow the architect to collect your valuable input on what amenities you would like to see in this new facility, in addition to any concerns you may have. This meeting will take place on-site at the farmhouse from 5-7PM on Correction: Thursday, April…Find out more »
Join Outdoor Chattanooga's experienced guide staff for a guided hike on the scenic Cumberland Trail. This is one of 9 different short section hikes (5-7 miles each) on the Cumberland Trail being offered as part of our Cumberland Trail Hiking Series. (See schedule below) The Cumberland Trail is known for its beauty, mountain streams, and remote setting. The single track trail is rated as moderately strenuous with significant elevation changes where hikers may need to high step over rocks, deadfall,…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 »