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Outdoor Adventure in Chattanooga

Welcome to the Chattanooga Adventure Guide-your guide to hiking, biking, running, paddling, family friendly, fishing, and dog friendly adventures in Chattanooga, TN including the Cumberland Trail, Prentice Cooper State Forest, Raccoon Mountain, Lookout Mountain, Cherokee National Forest, and more.

Snoopicon_hikinger’s Rock-Cumberland Trail, Prentice Cooper State Forest

The Prentice Cooper segment of the Cumberland Trail, which runs from Chattanooga to the Kentucky border, features over 30 miles of hiking trails with beautiful overlooks of the Tennessee River Gorge. For a short day hike, park at the Snooper’s Rock parking lot and hike to the Snooper’s Rock overlook. Be prepared for a breath taking view. See More Hiking Adventures/Get Directions

icon_city_chattanoogaCanoe to Maclellan Island-Riverfront Area
Maclellan Island sits in downtown Chattanooga between Coolidge Park and the Hunter Museum. The island features an enclosed shelter and an observation platform for the viewing of the Great Blue Heron rookery. Start the canoe trip from Coolidge Park for a great view of Chattanooga’s Riverfront area.
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Small Intestine Loop-Raccoon Mountain, Mountain Bike
Features over 17.5 miles of single-track filled with beautiful views of the Tennessee River Gorge and Chattanooga. Trails range from easy to advanced and offer everything from fun rolling terrain to serious rock gardens that will challenge the most seasoned rider. For a must ride trail, check out the Small Intestine Loop. See More Biking Adventures/Get Directions

icon_riverRaft the Ocoee-Cleveland
The Ocoee River, just 30 miles north of Chattanooga, offers plenty of whitewater action. The 5 mile Middle Ocoee section starts at Ocoee Dam #2 and includes Class III and Class IV rapids with highlights such as Table Saw and Powerhouse. The Upper Ocoee’s claim to fame is that it was featured in the 1996 Olympic canoe and kayak course- watch out for Humongous.
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