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Bird's the word

Amp up your birdwatching skills by learning the sounds of common birds found in this part of Tennessee.

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The Running Chief

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher takes on StumpJump 50K

Wilderness Retreat

A secluded cabin. Waking up to the call of birdsong. Over 300 acres of wilderness at your doorstep.

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Discovering Life

To the south of Sevierville, the ridgeline comes into view, rippling across the horizon like the spine of a magnificent beast.

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Lula Lake Land Trust

Now that fall is in full swing, it’s time to trade our road routes for the scenic trails around the city.

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Pocket Protector

Many hikers spend years perfecting the contents of their daypack.

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Gra-no-la (adj): a person who is environmentally aware with an organic and natural emphasis on living

Cimbing in the classroom

At most area high schools, fall is the season of football, tailgating and pep rallies. But this year, public and private schools across the county are adding rock climbing to their sports offerings.

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Coosawattee Cruisin’

NERA trip highlights scenic 70-mile North Georgia corridor

Ironman Update

After following these five local athletes on their journey to Ironman Chattanooga for nearly a year, we finally got to watch them set out on race day. Here's the outcome of all their efforts.

Vegan Lentil & Quinoa Chili

It’s cold out there. And on a cold day, nothing’s better than a hearty bowl of chili. Treat yourself with this recipe, a simple and customizable Vegan Lentil and Quinoa Chili in honor of World Vegan Month.

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A Weekend With Will Gadd

Countless climbers have come from near and far to make their homes in Chattanooga’s sandstone crags.

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Rocky Mountain and Colorado National Parks

If you’re looking for an adventure-filled Thanksgiving break, head west

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A Great Big World

Local climbers venture to destinations beyond the Scenic City

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Reel Competition

The competitive side of fishing continues to grow in Chattanooga

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

The forest is quiet save for a delicate scratching beneath the earth.

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Fighting with Fire

“Only you can prevent forest fires.” You probably remember this classic PSA from U.S. Forest Service’s cartoon spokesman, Smokey Bear, which reminded us to never play with matches and always extinguish our campfires.

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Northeast Alabama Birding Trails

Alabama day trip options for spotting migrating birds.

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CBA Classic

Another successful season is winding down for the Chattanooga Bass Association’s annual tournament trail.

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Trail Tips

Autumn: it’s a ripe time for exploring trails, but no one wants to stay in the woods overnight without a plan.


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