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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

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Address: 400 Garden Road, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone Number: 423-821-1160
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Relaxing and Educational

If you want hiking, cool wildlife (red wolves, bald eagles, etc.), and a relaxing atmosphere this is your place. It's great if you want exercise because the trails are awesome... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Davidson, North Carolina
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Milton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This nature preserve is praceful , but we were hoping for more wildlife sightings Admission is $10 per person and you pay at the visitor's center . The hubby and I were actually having a tough time filling up our days with activities here In Chattanooga, so on our last day, we chose to stop here . We did this... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you want hiking, cool wildlife (red wolves, bald eagles, etc.), and a relaxing atmosphere this is your place. It's great if you want exercise because the trails are awesome, but this is one of the few parks that if you have someone who cannot walk very far that's fine. There is a trail that you can drive your car... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was one of my favorite places I visited during the week I was in Chattanooga. I did not realize that you were able to drive your car through the property and I pretty much spent the majority of a day in this one location. You start out at the visitor's center which has several lovely exhibits to look at... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous walking trails and well maintained roads. If you like nature this is the best place to walk or ride in your car. The best kept secret in Chattanooga!

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Rose Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This place is absolutely beautiful. A scenic drive, animal exhibits, and walking trails. A good place to escape and just enjoy nature. Our family had a beautiful, relaxing time here.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We took our bikes, and since the loop is not very long, we also biked to the spring off the back of the loop. We took a few short hikes to see windflowers and walked through the fenced animal area and along the boardwalk through the marsh.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A local reccomended this place to me and I was pretty impressed. It would have received 5 stars, but they have a 'zoo' of sorts and my heart was broken at the sight of the Red Coyotes pacing in figure eights with the saddest, broken look in their eyes. The Riding can be driven or walked -- and has a... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Nature Center is well worth your time: lots to learn and local flora and fauna. Very interesting. And short interpretive hiking trails to the big creek nearby with several nice surprises along the way, especially for kids. The Riding is a drive/hike/BYO horse-ride single lane loop road through a designed landscape up and back between Lookout Creek and the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

After doing the crowded Ruby Falls tour (very cool, but crowded), my family made the short drive to the Nature Center to have a picnic lunch. It ended up being a great place to take in some Civil War history, see some of the local animals, and take some great scenic pics. We were there in the winter but I... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A little off the beaten path but a superb place to simply breathe and take in nature anytime...held a birthday party in the tree house several years ago for teen nephew and he dug it! Haven't rented canoes (yet) but could easily spend the day exploring...even just a very early Spring cruise provided ample opportunities for my Dad to snap... More 

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Additional Information about Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

Address: 400 Garden Road, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone Number: 423-821-1160
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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