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Parks and Recreation

Beat the heat by taking a refreshing dip in one of these local spots around + nearby town.
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Three lucky readers are about to win $400 to Rock/Creek + a year-long Reflection Riding membership for the whole family.
We’re highlighting the 30+ best parks that Chattanooga, TN has to offer — complete with playgrounds, walking trails, and historical spots.
Get ready to grab your blankets and stock your baskets — it’s picnic season.
The Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones, a group dedicated to connecting the community to native plants, will host a Plant Natives Weekend festival to showcase all things nature.
Explore these dog-friendly places in Chattanooga that span from places to eat, drink, exercise, and stay the night.
We know spring just began, but it will be summertime before you know it — which means no school for the kids. Want them to enjoy some interactive, educational, and all around fun activities this season? Here are some local summer camps to check out.
Through federal Community Project Funds secured by Chattanooga’s congressman, eight local development and expansion projects will soon begin throughout the city.
We recently shared news of who will be on the new Parks and Outdoors Advisory Committee — now, they’ve conducted their first meeting and we’re giving the inside scoop on what’s to come.
In celebration of World Water Day on Friday, March 22, local nonprofit WaterWays is hosting a scavenger hunt throughout the Chattanooga area — read along for tips on how to discover the hidden painted rocks.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Chattanooga, TN has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
The Chattanooga City Council has officially appointed the 15 members who will serve on the board of the city’s first-ever Parks & Outdoors Advisory Committee.
Lookout Mountain attraction Rock City recently announced it will bring intentionality with its programming based on the seasons. Read on for the changes you can expect as Rock City Seasons takes over the grounds.
Outdoor Chattanooga, a division within the city’s Parks and Outdoors Department, has announced five key goals within its strategic plan for the next four years.
Average daily walking trips dropped by 36% in the US between 2019 and 2022 — see how Chattanooga compares.
Do you reside in the Red Bank area? This is your chance to provide feedback and thoughts on the city’s Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or the next Tiger Woods, these 21 golf courses in Chattanooga are sure to make for a good round.
Get a first look at the redevelopment of this North Chattanooga park in the Riverview neighborhood that will be designed to suit the needs of all abilities.
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Ever wanted to hit the trails on an electric mountain bike? We partnered with Rock/Creek to test out their rent-able electric mountain bikes.
The goats are back to work in the area to take care of invasive species, this time at the national military park. Get prepared to hear about this adorable and environmentally-friendly method.
A new long-distance trail route connecting the Chattanooga riverfront to Cloudland Canyon State Park is coming soon to the area.
After seven years of collaboration and planning, a brand new park is now open to the public, serving Hamilton County as a vast outdoors sanctuary for all interests.
Join the Chattanooga Audubon Society to learn more about the surrounding nature scene + the creatures that inhabit them.
Big things are coming to the parks and outdoors department, find out what the blueprint looks like.
The Chattanooga Parks and Outdoors Department has taken a different approach to a restoration project, and it’s goatally worth it.
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