Are you ready for Chattanooga’s coolest festival of the year?  Come out on the hottest month of the year and cool down with a slip and slide, paddle parade, squirt gun fight and more!

Chattanooga National Park City

Join the journey to become the FIRST National Park City in America!

Try Archery

These free indoor classes offer a hands on opportunity to learn more about the sport of archery.

Learn to Ride a Bike

Learn how to ride a bicycle or refresh your rusty skills with Outdoor Chattanooga’s experienced instructors.

Rapid Learning

Outdoor Chattanooga’s Rapid Learning Whitewater Kayak Program provides formal and equipped kayak instruction for beginner and seasoned kayakers to learn and develop the skills needed to safely and confidently paddle whitewater streams.

Intro to Mountain Biking

Leave the asphalt behind and get in gear for the trails with Outdoor Chattanooga’s Intro to Mountain Biking Class.

Making the Outdoors a Welcome Home for All

Established in 2004, Outdoor Chattanooga is a unique division with the City of Chattanooga’s Department of Parks and Outdoors with a long standing history of bringing you access to the outdoors.  Our whole mission is to spark a contagious love of the outdoors through adventure and action sports, nature exploration, and community partnerships.  We hope that you will think of the beauty of our surrounding nature whenever you think of Chattanooga.  From waterfalls to worldclass climbing, white water and mountain biking, Chattanooga is a special place and we hope you’ll explore, protect, and honor it with us! 

Check out any of our programs, events, and workshops to learn more about what we do.  See you on the trail!

Chattanooga River Games

Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime as Chattanooga gears up to host the Chattanooga River Games, a groundbreaking FREE, three-day extreme sports music festival set to take place […]


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