Latest stories


Cold Weather Layering Guide

Any outdoor enthusiast worth their salt—and especially one familiar with variable Southern weather—knows the importance of layering.

Seven Islands State Park

Seven Islands State Birding Park, a former farmland and wildlife refuge located on the French Broad River, is worth the day trip for a great birding adventure.

Raccoon Mountain Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay

One of Run Chattanooga’s favorite places to run is on the trails of Raccoon Mountain. So why wouldn’t the group’s first official race event be there?

Wildlife Emergency

Most people will at some point encounter an injured or orphaned animal, but not many know the correct response should they encounter an animal in distress.

Tease photo

Winter Riding

As cold weather begins to ramp up in the Chattanooga area, rain and sometimes icy weather can make mountain biking a bit trickier than in the spring and summer.

Tease photo

Gifts for the great outdoors

Gift ideas for your holiday shopping list.

Tease photo

Gifts for the great outdoors

A guide to outdoor gifts you may not have considered.

Tease photo

Chasing Chattajack

Canadian Olympian says Chattajack has become a ‘bucket list race’.

Tease photo

The Beloved Red Hills

Located on the lush edge of the Cherokee National Forest, current day Ducktown, population 450, shows little evidence of its former self.

Tease photo

Running Into the Sky

Tease photo

Sharp Racer

Baylor teen wins Tennessee High School Mountain Bike State Championships

Tease photo

Island Holiday

If you can’t get Bing Crosby’s Mele Kalikimaka out of your head this month, maybe you should book a last minute holiday in the sun.

Tease photo

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Meringue

Sweet Potatoes are a crowd pleaser and roasting them brings out their natural sweetness and fills your kitchen with the smell of caramelizing sugar.

Tease photo

Getting Out and Giving Back

Whatever outdoor gear you have your heart set on receiving this Christmas, you’d be surprised at how you can give back.

Tease photo

Lake Legend

Sammy Lee spent most of his life hauling in big bass for fun and profit.

Tease photo

Diving In

Miller is a scuba diver at the Tennessee Aquarium, where he cleans and feeds our underwater friends and helps out with educational programs.

Tease photo

Aiming High

“Clay shooting is a shotgun sport. You have to have follow-through.”

Tease photo

Get the Guide

Rockery Press is debuting its second guide book in a series of local guidebooks.

One Good Run:

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.

Wilderness Retreat

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


Archive by year

2011 2012 2013 2014

Home | Featured | Best Month | Running | Climbing | Hiking | Paddling | Cycling | Camping | Birding | Fishing | Nature | Active Kids | Contact | Subscribe