Chattanooga Outdoor Activities

Chattanooga Outdoor ActivitiesChattanooga’s natural beauty welcomes you to take pleasure in its great outdoors. So get off your duff and use our list to trek across Lookout Mountain and along the Tennessee River to experience outdoor adventures that take you on amazing hiking trails and beyond to zoological wonders.

Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center
Spend a day outdoors at the Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center. Conservation and education mate to produce a nature preserve teeming with native plants and wildlife. Over one million visitors have traveled across its forest, meadows and wetlands to learn about and explore birds, reptiles and mammals in motion.

Address: 400 Garden Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419 - MAP
Phone: (423) 821-1160
Web: www.chattanooganaturecenter.org

Chattanooga Zoo
Let’s go to the Chattanooga Zoo. Visit the habitats of leaping leopards, prowling jaguars and other untamed animals. This is one zoo that makes sure your walk on the wild side is exciting, educational and most of all memorable. It’s the place in town to monkey around!

Address: 301 North Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404 - MAP
Phone: (423) 697-1322
Web: www.chattzoo.org

Tennessee Aquarium
Dive into fun at the Tennessee Aquarium. Watch 10,000 animals from fishes to amphibians, mammals, reptiles and more entertain you when you float around Chattanooga’s number one attraction. Don’t miss out on an aquatic journey filled with gallons of underwater excitement.

Address: 201 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 - MAP
Phone: (423) 265-0695
Web: www.tnaqua.org

Ruby Falls
Find the jewel of a time at Ruby Falls. Visitors journey inside a cavern to see an awe-inspiring 145-foot high waterfall that is the highest waterfall in the nation. Along the way they marvel at fascinating rock formations. This underground adventure is a remarkable moment to make picture-perfect memories in nature.

Address: 1720 South Scenic Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37409 - MAP
Phone: (423) 821-2544
Web: www.rubyfalls.com

Rock City
Mother Nature rocks! Rock City lets you explore Tennessee's great outdoors and stumble across a miracle of nature when you take in panoramic views of seven scenic states and experience astounding vistas, magical rock formations and hidden trails. Afterward, you can shop for souvenirs and dine at the Big Rock Grill.

Address: 1400 Patten Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750 - MAP
Phone: (706) 820-2531
Web: www.seerockcity.com

Chattanooga Tennessee Riverpark
Outdoor enthusiasts spend time at the Chattanooga Tennessee Riverpark. The 150-acre Riverpark offers 13 miles of well lit and well landscaped paved trails, skirted by the beautiful Tennessee River. Avid walkers and bicyclists find the trail physically rewarding and the picturesque river views tranquil.

Web: www.hamiltontn.gov