Outdoor Activities

Pack your walking shoes if you want to See Rock City! A 4100-foot trail meanders among natural sandstone formations and passes a 90-foot waterfall. Not for the faint of heart, the 180-foot suspension bridge lets visitors get a bird's eye view of...  Read More

This bridge was first erected in 1890 to connect downtown Chattanooga with the neighborhoods on the North Shore. The bridge fell into disrepair but has been refurbished and converted into a pedestrian walkway – the longest in the world at a...  Read More

What was once an abandoned shipping yard has been transformed into a beautiful 7-acre oasis in downtown Chattanooga. Take a ride on the vintage carousel – rescued after years of storage in a warehouse and revitalized by students who trained...  Read More

Miller Park

This one-acre spot – Chattanooga's first downtown park – is home to several free concert series held in the outdoor amphitheater. On fine days the downtown worker bees flock here for al fresco lunches or post-work soccer matches.

Tennessee Riverpark

This 22-acre park stretches downtown along the Tennessee River. Joggers and walkers are plentiful, and a huge playground is popular with the little ones. Fish from any of five piers or launch your boat and fish on the river. Covered picnic...  Read More