Flat Water Paddling in Chattanooga, TN

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  1. A perfect place to introduce yourself to the wonderful sport of Paddleboarding.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.8 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
  2. A family friendly treat for those interested in all the best lake activities: flat water paddling, swimming, water skiing, and grilling out.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    9.5 miles
    Duration
    1 hour to as long as you want
  3. A relaxing float trip down the West Fork of the Chickamauga provides "no worries, no hurries" fun.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    12.8 miles
    Duration
    2-4 hours
  4. Soddy Lake allows paddlers the chance to paddle for as long as they want in a large open space of water with plenty of birding opportunities and beautiful natural surroundings.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    15.9 miles
    Duration
  5. The 345-acre lake at Fall Creek Falls State Park is popular among anglers for its largemouth bass in the spring and catfish in the fall, and equally beloved by campers and daytrippers .

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    42.5 miles
    Duration
  6. Abundant shade, calm water, and low traffic make this easily accessible destination a great place to paddle.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    1.7 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
  7. Not many paddleboard destinations offer up as much eerie history as Harrison Bay State Park. Get lost in your imagination as you paddle over the remnants of a long-submerged town.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    10.1 miles
    Duration
    1 hour to all day
  8. Rope swings, sand bars, & pontoon boats: this is the sweet spot to paddle the Tennessee River like a local.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    9.0 miles
    Duration
    1 Hour - Full Day
  9. Experience Chattanooga in a way that most people never get to by paddling under and around some of the city's most epic and iconic features.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.5 miles
    Duration
    1-4 hours
  10. This spring-fed creek has plenty of fascinating history to accompany its relatively easy paddling.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    23.6 miles
    Duration
    2-4 hours
  11. Parksville is an absolutely breathtaking lake nestled in the foothills of Appalachia.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    34.8 miles
    Duration
    1 hour to several hours
  12. Lookout Creek is a natural gem right in Chattanooga's backyard.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.0 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  13. North Chick Creek provides both novice families and seasoned veterans with an idyllic day out on the water.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.2 miles
    Duration
    1 hour to as long as you want
  14. Paddling up Sale Creek and Grasshopper Creek is a great way to spend some relaxing hours.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    23.6 miles
    Duration
    2-4 hours
  15. A kinder, gentler side to what is normally considered a white water destination.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    32.4 miles
    Duration
  16. This 50-mile water trail stretches all the way from Chickamauga Dam to Nickajack Dam. One of the extended highlights is the 26-mile section through the peerless Tennessee River Gorge.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.3 miles
    Duration
    1 hour-3 days
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