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Chattanooga's Hidden Gem: The Lula Lake Land Trust

To experience one of the most scenic locations in the Chattanooga area, it pays to plan ahead. The Lula Lake Land Trust has breathtaking views around every corner and over six miles of trails, making it a prime destination for a great trail run, hike or bike. However, you must make a reservation and…

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A Guide to Chattanooga's Riverwalk

For a day filled with food, fresh air, and family fun, few places can offer more than Chattanooga’s beautiful and diverse Riverwalk. Spanning 16.1 miles along the southern banks of the Tennessee River, with additional legs stretching into Chattanooga and beyond, the paved path lets you immerse…

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Best Scenic Overlooks in Chattanooga

What’s the most important aspect of a great scenic overlook? This one should be pretty obvious: height. And Chattanooga certainly has no shortage of that. Nestled in a valley amid stooped southeastern mountains, Chattanooga has plenty of places to get up high and check out the amazing scenery for…

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50 Outdoor Things to Do in Chattanooga

It's official—Chattanooga is the coolest city in the country. (Okay, maybe it's not actually official, but if you're reading this, then you probably think it's at least partly true.) In order to make the most of what the Scenic City has to offer, we've compiled a list of 50 must-do outdoor-related…

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Ask a Local: Shawanna Kendrick

Tell us about yourself: I’m the director of community engagement for the District Attorney General’s Office by day. By night, I’m the founder/owner of The H2O Life. It’s a business created for the purpose of providing guidance and resources to facilitate natural and spiritual healing in outdoor…

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14 Things to Do When Friends and Family Visit You in Chattanooga

Living in a city like Chattanooga means that one thing is certain: Your friends and family will always want to come visit you. After all, you’re a resident of the place that was named “Best Town Ever” twice. And while folks who live elsewhere might worry about how to entertain out-of-towners, the…

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7 Must-Do Chattanooga Adventures According to 7 Locals

When it comes to visiting a new destination, there’s a saying that many seasoned travelers live by: “Do as the locals do.” What better way, after all, can you get an authentic taste of a place than by following the well-trodden path of its residents—the folks who actually live, breathe, work…

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CHA Spotlight: Moccasin Bend National Archeological District

Who: Anyone who loves history or loves to get outdoors! What: This edition of the CHA Spotlight is the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District, which is part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Not only can you enjoy walking trails along the Tennessee River and 80…

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The 10 Best Waterfalls near Chattanooga

Spring is on the way, and in many places that means one thing: rain. Lots of rain. In Chattanooga, where we receive an astonishing 53 inches of rain per year, this is especially true. From February through April, nearly-constant precipitation turns the trails into sloppy mush and makes many outdoor…

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