Rodger Ling

Chattanooga

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  1. Raccoon Mountain Road - Cycling

    Chattanooga

    One of the most challenging climbs in the area leads to breathtaking views of Chattanooga and the Tennessee River Gorge from Raccoon Mountain.

  2. Stringers Ridge Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    Urban nature doesn't get anymore wild, and yet as easily accessible as Stringers Ridge. It's a great place to trail run; the ascents don't kill your legs or morale, and the descents are fast and fun.

  3. Mullens Cove Loop - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    This 10-mile loop, located in the Prentice Cooper Wilderness Area, offers breathtaking views of the Tennessee River Gorge and wonderful hiking and trail running opportunities.

  4. Skyuka Springs on Lookout Mountain - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    The Skyuka Trail is a relatively mild run in terms of difficulty but is far from mild in terms of beauty!

  5. Lower Truck Trail - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    A relatively easy and relaxing run or hike along Lookout Creek.

  6. Guild Hardy Trail - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    This trail is jam-packed with natural beauty, fascinating history, and lots of potential to give you a great workout.

  7. Mullins Cove - Cycling

    Chattanooga

    Climb up Signal Mountain before descending into the rolling countryside of Sequatchie Valley along this classic 75-mile loop.

  8. Laurel-Snow - Hiking

    Chattanooga

    Laurel-Snow State Natural Area has everything an outdoor enthusiast could wish for: great hiking, trail running, backpacking, and climbing.

  9. North Chatt Hills - Cycling

    Chattanooga

    This route takes advantage of lightly trafficked, scenic neighborhood roads around the North Shore of Chattanooga.

  10. Mountain Cove - Cycling

    Chattanooga

    A long and fantastic 80-mile ride that takes you on a very scenic loop up Lookout Mountain and back down the other side--perfect for an epic weekend ride.

  11. Henson Gap - Cycling

    Chattanooga

    A gorgeous road loop with challenging climbs and ultra-sweet descents. This is a long, somewhat difficult route that experienced local riders know and love.

  12. Flintstone Loop - Cycling

    Chattanooga

    This ride has got a little bit of everything: accessibility, steep climbs, fast descents, and a good place to get some grub afterwards.

  13. Suck Creek - Cycling

    Chattanooga

    Suck Creek is a long-time favorite for Chattanooga cyclists looking for a long climb and a fun descent.

  14. Point Park Loop - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    Point Park offers the most beautiful view in all of Chattanooga. Here's a great approach by trail rather than asphalt.

  15. Enterprise South - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    Well maintained, shaded trails make Enterprise South Nature Park a great destination for those seeking a break from the asphalt.

  16. Big Daddy Loop on the Bluff Trail - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    One of the most popular trail runs in Chattanooga, and a favorite among the RootsRated staff, this scenic route is a perfect place to enjoy an afternoon run.

  17. Raccoon Mountain - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    The trails at Raccoon Mountain are a great place to spend your after-work hours or weekend mornings having a nice, technical trail run over a 13-mile loop.

  18. Cumberland Trail Possum Creek Section - Backpacking/Camping

    Chattanooga

    The Possum Creek section of the Cumberland Trail is an excellent 10-mile route, offering everything from steep difficult terrain to a peaceful stroll along the creek. While it's great for hikers and advanced trail runners, this trail also offers the perfect opportunity for a short overnighter.

  19. Foster Falls and Fiery Gizzard - Hiking

    Chattanooga

    The Fiery Gizzard Trail in South Cumberland State Park is considered one of the nation's top 25 trails. Great for an all day hike, trail run or a weekend backpack!

  20. Tennessee River Blueway - Flat Water Paddling

    Chattanooga

    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.

  21. Lookout Creek - Flat Water Paddling

    Chattanooga

    Lookout Creek is a natural gem right in Chattanooga's backyard.

  22. Parksville Lake - Flat Water Paddling

    Chattanooga

    Parksville is an absolutely breathtaking lake nestled in the foothills of Appalachia.

  23. Harrison Bay State Park SUP

    Chattanooga

    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.

  24. North Chickamauga Creek - Flat Water Paddling

    Chattanooga

    North Chick Creek provides both novice families and seasoned veterans with an idyllic day out on the water.

  25. Chester Frost Park - Flat Water Paddling

    Chattanooga

    A family friendly treat for those interested in all the best lake activities: flat water paddling, swimming, water skiing, and grilling out.