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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“Bike the Bunkers” at Enterprise South Nature ParkJoin Outdoor Chattanooga on a guided and equipped "bunker bicycle tour" along the paved trail system at Enterprise South Nature Park. During the approximate 6-mile group ride, Park Rangers will offer a commentary on the history and happenings of the 2,800-acre wooded park that was once used as an old Army Ammunition Plant. This tour is considered an intermediate/moderate bike ride that contains hilly climbs and descents. (a step up from the TN…Find out more »
Learn the rules of the road and riding techniques to be a confident and predictable commuter. Class offered the 3rd Monday of each month Cost: Free Our League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors will teach: -TN State and Chattanooga laws pertaining to bicycles -Lane positioning and changing -Signaling and scanning -Basic bicycle safety and helmet check Class will be followed by an optional practice ride (in good weather). Open to adults and kids ages 14 and older (when accompanied by…Find out more »
Chattanooga Bicycle Club Board Meeting. The Chattanooga Bicycle Club (CBC) was established in 1967 to encourage and promote bicycle riding and safety, and to foster good relationships between cyclists and motorists by demonstrating courtesy and respect for the law. CBC is a club for recreational cyclists and provides riding opportunities year round. CBC is a strong cycling advocate whose mission is to educate, promote and advocate bicycling for transportation, fitness and recreation. The club is affiliated with the League of…Find out more »
Free indoor archery sessions provided by Outdoor Chattanooga Wednesdays in February and March from 3:30-6:00 p.m. Drop in anytime | First come - First shoot No experience or reservation required. Take aim at Outdoor Chattanooga's "Try Archery" class. This free indoor class offers a hands-on opportunity to learn more about the sport of archery. Concentrating on range safety rules and fundamentals of archery, the class is taught using the National Archery in Schools NASP equipment and procedures. The session is…Find out more »
Mountain to Town is a guided downhill mountain bike adventure that highlights the scenic trails atop Lookout Mountain and how they connect to the Tennessee Riverwalk all the way into downtown Chattanooga. Join Outdoor Chattanooga for this all-inclusive downhill bike adventure from the top of Lookout Mountain to all the way to downtown Chattanooga. Enjoy scenic views of the city while cruising down the Guild Trail until it connects with the Tennessee Riverwalk and follows the shores of the Tennessee…Find out more »