Chattanooga has always been known as a premier outdoor destination—Outside magazine dubbed Chattanooga the “Best Town Ever.” With access to some of the nation’s top venues for rock climbing, road and mountain biking, hiking, white-water rafting, hang gliding and more, all within a short drive of downtown, the Chattanooga outdoors offer unique opportunities for even the most hardcore outdoor enthusiasts.Looking for something a little less adventurous? That’s OK, too. You can take a bike ride or leisurely stroll down Chattanooga’s beautiful 13-mile Riverwalk that runs along the Tennessee River, enjoy a picnic in one of the many parks and so much more. There are two search functions on this page to help you find the ultimate adventure! Use the RootsRated search below to find self-guided adventures such as the best hiking or mountain biking spots around Chattanooga. Use the search to the lower right on this page to find guided outdoor adventure such as rafting, hang gliding and kayak and SUP rentals. Enjoy!
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Explore what Chattanooga has to offer at the beautiful public parks.
Chattanooga Riverboats take passengers from Downtown Chattanooga into the Tennessee River Gorge
An hour outside Chattanooga is America's most popular White Water Rafting spot - The Ocoee River.
Wine Over Water - Saturday, October 3, 2015 5pm-8pm