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Outdoor Fun is Like Second Nature in Chattanooga

Surrounded by mountains and a river that runs through the heart of downtown, Chattanooga has always been known as a premier outdoor destination.

Access some of the nation's top venues for rock climbing, road and mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, whitewater rafting, hang gliding, and more, all within a short drive of downtown.

Best Scenic Views

Chattanooga sits on the edge of the Tennessee River and along the Cumberland Plateau. There are numerous scenic overlooks, all with their unique breathtaking views of the sweeping valley below. Some of the overviews are easy to get to and require a short walk from the car. Others require a short...

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Outdoor Guide

Chattanooga is the only city in the world to be named Outside magazine’s “Best Town Ever” twice. And it’s easy to see why. Chattanooga’s outdoor adventures beckon year-round exploring of thunderous waterfalls and hundreds of miles of trails, paddling down rivers,...

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Bragging Rights

"One of the best outdoor adventure cities in America."
-Matador Network