Bauxite and Biology Trails

Bauxite and Biology Trails

Bauxite and Biology Trails Southern Adventist University’s Bauxite Ridge Trails at Fenton Forest and Biology Trails at White Oak Mountain span more than 30 miles, stretching from the lowest point of the valley to the top of the ridge overlooking the university....
Cherokee National Forest

Cherokee National Forest

Cherokee National Forest The Ocoee/Tellico district of the Cherokee National Forest is located in Polk and Monroe Counties, east and northeast of Chattanooga in the Appalachian Mountains. Hiking, biking, paddling, running, camping, horseback riding, and hunting are...
Tennessee River Gorge and Blueway

Tennessee River Gorge and Blueway

Tennessee River Gorge and Blueway The Tennessee River Gorge, 27,000 acres of land carved through the Cumberland Mountains by the Tennessee River, is one of the most unique natural treasures in the Southeast. It is the only large river canyon bordering a mid-size city...
Nickajack Lake

Nickajack Lake

Nickajack Lake Nickajack Lake is the reservoir created by Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Nickajack Dam. It extends 46 miles upstream from Nickajack Dam to Chickamauga Dam, passing through the heart of downtown Chattanooga and offering spectacular views...
Maclellan Island

Maclellan Island

Maclellan Island The Maclellan Island Sanctuary is located in the middle of downtown Chattanooga on the Tennessee River. Owned and managed by the Chattanooga Audubon Society, the sanctuary contains a very large Great Blue Heron rookery, numerous waterfowl nesting...
Patten Island

Patten Island

John A. Patten Island John A. Patten Island is a primitive, wooded retreat located in Harrison Bay State Park. The 100-acre island and its sister islands are all that remain of the town of Harrison, which was flooded by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) when...
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