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Outdoor Chattanooga’s newsletter highlights the awesome outdoor activities happening in and around Chattanooga that will connect you to the outdoors and inspire you to come out and play with us! 

November 2017

November 2017 This year, we've highlighted a local adventure for our faithful readers to try each month. Our hope was to inspire you to get out and play and try something new. As we near the end of the year, we hope that you've felt adventurous enough to...

October 2017

October 2017 Discover Fireside, a free, family-friendly, Outdoor Concert Series at Greenway Farms every Thursday evening in October. We invite you to come out, unplug and enjoy an autumn evening in the park with us while sitting around a campfire and...

September 2017

September 2017 September brings a trifecta of IRONMAN triathlons to the Scenic City. Chattanooga is the first and only city to host three IRONMAN events in a year; the IRONMAN 70.3, 70.3 World Championships and a full IRONMAN. This month, the IRONMAN...

August 2017

A Total Solar Eclipse is coming to the U.S. and passing through Tennessee on August 21, 2017! Our August 2017 Newsletter is your Guide to Understanding and Experiencing the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017! Don't Miss it!!

July 2017

Our July 2017 Newsletter offers cool outdoor activities to beat the summer heat. Plus, your guide to understanding and how to view the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21, 2017!

June 2017

National Trails Day is a nationally coordinated event designed to unite all muscle-powered trail activities with the goal of connecting more people to trails. Each year, on the first Saturday of June, American Hiking Society and the trails community invite Americans...

May 2017

May is National Bike Month and our May 2017 Newsletter will take you on a local bike adventure through the scenic city and beyond.

April 2017

On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans rallied from coast-to-coast for a healthy sustainable environment. Thousands of colleges and universities organized protests against the deterioration of the environment. Groups that had been fighting against oil spills,...

March 2017

It's Springtime in Chattanooga! The region's waterfalls are flowing, wildflowers are blooming and it's warm enough to get out and enjoy it all! We highlight some amazing and convenient waterfall hikes as this month's local outdoor adventure to try in our March 2017...

February 2017

Each month, Outdoor Chattanooga recommends an outdoor adventure unique to the Chattanooga area. This month's local outdoor adventure is all about old-school navigation with a map and compass, also known as orienteering. Read our  February 2017 Newsletter to learn how...

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July 2019

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking and Skills Practice

July 17 @ July 17 - July 18 @ July 18

Learn how to whitewater kayak with Outdoor Chattanooga's Rapid Learning Whitewater Program!! This dynamic program provides formal and equipped kayak instruction for beginner and seasoned kayakers to learn and develop the skills necessary to safely and confidently paddle whitewater streams. Start the program any time of year by attending an introduction to kayak skills class to learn essential skills and safe paddling techniques in the calm waters of the lake or pool. Instruction is provided in a group setting with an…

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YFD Summer Camps Canoeing and Archery-City of Chattanooga

July 18 @ July 18 - July 18

Youth and Family Development Department of the City of Chattanooga offers Summer Camps. Outdoor Chattanooga offers Canoeing- Archery- Nature Hikes as an experience for the centers that have registered their campers to participate. Stop by your local Chattanooga YFD Center to register for the most fun a kid can have for an entire summer for free. For more information, call Kim Battle at 423-643-6052

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Partner Program: Booker T Washington Outdoor Recreation Play Day for Summer Camps

July 19 - July 20

Partner program with Booker T Washington State Park Booker T Washington State Parks hosts an outdoor recreation play day for various summer camps to join together to experience a variety of activities. Outdoor Chattanooga supports this event by hosting several instructional/guided adventures.

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NPS Partners: Lookout Creek Canoe Tour

July 20 @ July 20 - July 20

Join Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in partnership with Outdoor Chattanooga for a FREE, 3-hour guided canoe tour to explore Chattanooga's Civil War waterways as a National Park Ranger provides a historical narrative of Lookout Mountain and Moccasin Bend. The National Park Partners and Friends of Outdoor Chattanooga sponsor these free events to give visitors the opportunity to paddle the quiet waters of Lookout Creek and the Tennessee River to learn about the rich Civil War and American Indian…

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Family Fun Day

July 21 @ July 21 - July 21

Enjoy an afternoon at the Greenway Farm City Park with activities provided by the staff at Outdoor Chattanooga. Between the early evening hours of 4pm and 7pm, you can choose to rent a canoe, shoot archery, take a nature hike, ride your own bike, or perhaps bring a picnic supper to enjoy between activities. Check in with our staff at the archery table next to the dog park to get more information or direction. Canoeing: Outdoor Chattanooga will provide all…

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