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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

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Address: 400 Garden Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419-1807
Phone Number: +1 423-821-1160
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Nice area

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 and the signs and brochures that provide information on what you are seeing just enhance... More 

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 line of obscure Chattanooga but it is so pretty and restful here it is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 spend the day exploring the area. There is a driving loop and areas to pull... More 

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Thank Misswags
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 thinking of nothing but how beautiful life really is. We didn't prepare ahead of time... More 

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Thank nermpook
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

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Thank X46RLcindyr
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The entire family enjoys heading out here. The animals, the peaceful feeling out on the trails, the treehouse are all sure to make the experience very pleasant. Sometimes, we intentionally go over there when the weather is poor so that it less crowded and we feel that we have it to ourselves. Don't expect a huge Disney style production, but... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was a night time paddle trip. I went with a large group to do the reflection riding 2 nights ago. I wanted to wait to write a review so that it would not be written based solely on my emotional state upon returning home. There was no information regarding the distance we would travel nor the pace in which... More 

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Corey H, Director of Education at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, responded to this review

I want to thank Mrs. Noland for her review of our program. In order to better our visitor experience, Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center will now require two staff members on each canoe trip so that nobody ever feels lost again. In addition, we will be sending out a letter with what everybody can expect and what they need... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I want to focus my review on canoe rental because that was the purpose of our visit on a weekday. It was more expensive than I expected and it was difficult to get the canoes on and off the storage because they are heavy. But the launches were very nice and it is a very peaceful area to rent canoes.... More 

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Thank Southerntraveler18
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great walking (dogs on leash) and sign stories and pond and general all around nature. The trees are marked, so you can learn things while you travel along this wonderful farm. No facilities or water/food, so plan for that. Don't miss the Cherokee Eye, either. So wonderful, there at the base of Lookout Mountain.

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Thank Katherine B
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Take a picnic and enjoy the drive. Stop and explore the Bamboo Forest...the kids love it! I've been going since I was a little girl and I'm 57! beautiful views of Lookout Mountain and nice hikes.

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