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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

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400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419-1807
+1 423-821-1160
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Peaceful Nature

It is a quite place to see nature. They are also rehabbing wild bird and red wolves. This area has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dtrain74
a hidden gem

we did both the walk through portion and the drive thru in your own car portion. They stress to you... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Michael D
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Chattanooga
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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center offers 317 acres of scenic splendor, outdoor recreation, botanical and wildlife exhibits, and more. Just five miles from downtown Chattanooga, we are family-friendly and dog-friendly. Hike, ride your bicycle, paddle or fish on Lookout Creek, or just chill.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“red wolves” (21 reviews)
“driving loop” (7 reviews)
“wildlife area” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419-1807
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+1 423-821-1160
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a quite place to see nature. They are also rehabbing wild bird and red wolves. This area has canoeing and hiking. There is also a driving tour and walking tour in the marsh. It is a good place to learn as well as...More

Thank dtrain74
Reflection Ridi... C, Visitor Services at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your positive review on TripAdvisor. Please come visit us again!

Reviewed 2 October 2017

we did both the walk through portion and the drive thru in your own car portion. They stress to you to NOT get out of your vehicle and pick the native plants. They do have some for sale in the barn...don't block traffic, do keep...More

Thank Michael D
Reflection Ridi... C, Visitor Services at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your positive review on TripAdvisor. Please come visit us again!

Reviewed 29 September 2017

I wanted to like this place, but Chattanooga has so many awesome outdoor areas that are excellent that this one doesnt seem that great. Most of the trails are overgrown and lots of areas have fallen into disrepair.More

1  Thank ERIC R
Reflection Ridi... C, Marketing and Development at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are sorry that you did not have the experience that you were hoping for. You points are valid, but we want you to know that we are working hard to restore our trails, improve the boardwalk, and more. If you want to come out...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

You have no idea how happy I was that momma chose to drive on that loop and not walk. Let me tell you about the horse flys. They were about an inch long and a centimeter wide. We drove a little bit and paused to...More

1  Thank Chloe M
Reflection Ridi... C, Visitor Services at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your review on TripAdvisor, but we feel terrible about the horse fly attack. Be assured that this is very uncommon. We will provide you with guest passes for another visit - there is little insect activity during the cooler weather. If you want...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Reflection Riding Arboretum is a great place to spend part of your day while in the area. They have several hiking trails for all levels one of which goes through an area where they keep rescued wildlife. If walking/hiking is not your thing, you...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

First let me say this is a beautiful place away from the tourist traps of Rock City etc. They have wonderful walking and driving trails. We walked the driving trail and it was fantastic. We were there on a Thursday so there were no cars...More

Thank Legendsingray
Reviewed 19 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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

1  Thank MustangCaliTenn
Reviewed 19 May 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 14 April 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
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Deborahjgeorge
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Response from Reflection Ridi... C | 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
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