Chattanooga & the Tennessee River Basin

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Come explore Chattanooga’s scenic landscape to enjoy rivers and mountains, local food and farms, Civil War and Native American history, religious heritage, regional food, music and art, and one-of-a-kind festivals throughout the seasons.

The 652-mile Tennessee River is formed at the confluence of the Holston and French Broad rivers to the east of Knoxville and flows south into Alabama and Mississippi and then north into Kentucky where it empties into the Ohio River. A number of communities and businesses throughout the region provide river access, fishing, marinas, outfitters, food, lodging and camping.

October 16, 2023
After seven long years, Walden’s Ridge Park finally opened to the public on September 30th!    As Hamilton C
March 6, 2023
Visiting Lorenzen Farm in tulip season feels like being transported to a countryside in the Netherlands.   Whether
March 6, 2023
In the PODS Blog article about the 10 Best Small Towns in Tennessee, Dayton was named the best town to …

March 28, 2022
Chattanooga and the Tennessee River Basin has several places to overnight that don’t feel like a regular night in
January 21, 2021
During the Civil War, a group of young women in their teens and early twenties in Rhea County, Tenn., formed …
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