Tag: chattanooga

Favorite (Free) Hikes Near Downtown Chattanooga for a Mom, Young Kids, and No Help

Stringers Ridge is a 92-acre park in North Chattanooga. All the paths are easy, well-marked, and accessible. I love taking my boys because it’s a simple outing with a quick escape if needed. There’s lots of parking (unlike trailheads en route to Lookout Mountain) and it gives the feel of being far from it all–but …

Chester Frost Park

We spend many summer afternoons at Chester Frost Park on Chickamauga Lake or “Chicka-mama” as the 3.5-year-old calls it. It’s like going to the beach for the boys–not so much for me. Regardless, it’s a beautiful spot to spend a sunny day and keep the kids entertained well into the evening. (You may even get …

Booker T. Washington State Park

The boys and I set out in the morning to throw rocks in some water. Since I set the family goal to see as many state parks as possible. We drove twenty minutes down the road to Booker T. Washington. Of course, the second we drove into the parking lot they both spotted a playground. …