Situated on 375 wooded acres in McDonald, TN, 30 minutes from Chattanooga, the Johnston Woods Retreat Center is a serene base camp for outdoor adventures. They specialize in hosting retreats, weddings, and camps, offering a variety of lodge and cabin rentals for large groups.
The property contains a small lake, a disc golf course, and a multi-use singletrack trail system for mountain biking, trail running and hiking. There are two separate loop trails off the main parking area totaling 4.2-miles. The lower 1.3-mile loop trail is Easy, the upper 2.9-mile loop trail is Moderate, both are well-marked and a nice (re)treat for all skill levels.
The disc golf course is a short course, open to the public Monday – Thursday from noon to sunset. The weekends are reserved for retreat use.