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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

#38 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga Features Animals
400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419-1807
+1 423-821-1160
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It's Just Nature...But It's Worth a Visit

Reflection Riding is a great place to commune with nature and get away from the typical "amusement... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ron B
Hidden Gem of Preserved Nature

This is an amazing spot for singles, couples, families and groups. Wide open spaces, trails for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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“red wolves” (19 reviews)
“tree house” (32 reviews)
“driving loop” (6 reviews)
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400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419-1807
+1 423-821-1160
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Reflection Riding is a great place to commune with nature and get away from the typical "amusement park mentality". Just 5 minutes outside downtown Chattanooga and easy to find this gem is tucked away at the foot of Lookout Mountain. The nature trails, local wildlife,...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing spot for singles, couples, families and groups. Wide open spaces, trails for foot traffic and is car friendly for those who can't make the trek but want to enjoy the lovely serenity hidden in here. It's just a short stroll (5...More

Thank MustangCaliTenn
Reviewed May 19, 2017

This was nice and relaxing. There are great hiking trails, wildlife rehabilitation and a driving loop. Well, worth the stop.

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We were there on a Saturday for bird photography session. The place is beautiful and well maintained. The best thing about it is the people who manage this place and volunteers. They are committed and enjoy their jobs. They have wild wolves (7 of the...More

Thank moksha51
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Great place to walk or drive and see native plants, birds, turkeys, and wildlife. Canoeing available. Sponsor of tremendous native plant sale twice a year. Truly a "breath of fresh air" can be enjoyed here.

Thank grandmaema
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This was a great place to walk and get some exercise however for a dog friendly place everything you want to see is off limits with a dog. my biggest problem though was with a staff member (older lady in a red truck) who went...More

Thank traveller625
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, you can walk or drive the loop around the property. I went for the history tour which was fantastic. The professor was so engaging and I learned a lot about the indigenous people of the area. They also have some animals you can...More

2  Thank Kathy D
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I have recently visited Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center several times over the past year and I plan to return frequently. This is a beautiful piece of land with over 300 acres nestled between Lookout Creek and iconic Lookout Mountain. There are trails (about...More

Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Gorgeous, relaxing, scenic surroundings. You can visit the conservation animals like the red wolves then bounce over to the tree house experience. Once done there you can enter the main areas either on foot, on bike or by car and visit the vast areas of...More

1  Thank babettekittie
Reviewed December 3, 2016

We did the car trip this last time, but have done the trails in the past. It is a wonderful place to just relax and enjoy all that God has blessed us with in the Lookout Mountain area. The beauty of this place is remarkable...More

Thank Alan B
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Response from Lawrence M | Reviewed this property |
What was one called the Chattanooga Nature Center is now fully merged into Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center. The day rate for adults is $10 for adults if you come often it is far better to get a membership for... More