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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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Paradise for nature lovers

Great place to walk or drive and see native plants, birds, turkeys, and wildlife. Canoeing... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Just ok

This was a great place to walk and get some exercise however for a dog friendly place everything... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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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%
Travellers talk about
“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
400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419-1807
+1 423-821-1160
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Reviewed 12 April 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 27 February 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 12 February 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

3  Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 19 January 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 Reflection Ridi... C
Reviewed 20 December 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 4 December 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
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This park like setting isn't the easiest area to find, but find it you must since it is worth it. Lot of trails to walk and it is a venue to special events like birthday parties, weddings. It is what I call more in the...More

Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The areas to walk around are very pretty. It would be a nice place to have a picnic. There aren't a lot of animals but the ones that they have are kept in nice enclosures. Cost-wise it's not bad if you're planning to kayak or...More

Thank Misswags
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

True nature, quiet, relaxing and a must see. Do you prefer walk, hike or drive? It doesn't matter as you can do it all here. Fall leaves added to the beauty. Sun bursts coming between the tree trunks and fall colored leaves will have you...More

1  Thank nermpook
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Peaceful setting, interesting facility. Can take a ride around the facility (in own car) with several places to stop and look or reflect.

Thank X46RLcindyr
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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