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Audubon Acres and Maclellan Island

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900 N Sanctuary Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-4105
+1 423-892-1499
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900 N Sanctuary Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-4105
+1 423-892-1499
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is one of my favorite sites to visit in town. It's quiet, woodsy yet scenic, and (gasp!) educational. My family has always taken yearly exploration hikes through AA and we just love it. IMO, it's also one of the most underrated outdoor activities in...More

1  Thank EmanonX
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My husband and I love hiking and being outdoors whenever we travel. Audubon Acres was a hidden gem. The gentleman working the main desk was helpful and incredibly friendly. And, their walking trails were pleasant to stroll and well-maintained. It was also evident that scout...More

1  Thank GlogowskiGirl
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Stopped here with our adult family for a walk on Easter Sunday. Let me just say, bring bug spray! The 8 of us were all eaten alive by the mosquitoes. We didn't see any birds. Wasn't very impressed?

Thank marla2911
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I just love to be away, at least feel like I have. I can spend an hour at Audubon acres and feel refreshed or less stressed. It's beautiful and they have great programs for the kids in summer and fall. The people that volunteer are...More

Thank luvbug2u1
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is an island only accessible through the scouts as per the guy on the Duck Ride. he motored around it and said it was closed except for those scouts they allow there at certain times of the year.

Thank kredlady77
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited the Audubon Acres for do some birding. We walked about a third of the trails and saw quite a few birds. The scenery is beautiful and it is so peacful. We spent about 3 hours there but had to leave due to rain....More

Thank Lizkcbrian
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Easy level hike round by the water and bridge, couple inside was super friendly, train went by a few times carrying coal which was cool. Will totally come back!!

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Our timing on this area might not have been the best for looking for birds as it was late October. However, there are nice walks around and the leaves were changing so it was picturesque. The swinging bridge is a must see in the area....More

1  Thank luvcruzin2
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited The Acres of Darkness on Oct 2016, it's a haunted trail in Audubon Acres. The price was $15. The line for the trail was long, waited for over an hour. They had activities for children (face & pumpkin painting) and food (hot dogs &...More

3  Thank bren416
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Tranquil, peaceful and beautiful. Walk across the gentle swinging bridge. Great for family time. Put those phones down and really live! Enjoy the outside.

Thank rockstreesminerals
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26 April 2017|
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Response from luvbug2u1 | Reviewed this property |
Parts of it in east brained I think would be fine. The main trails and stuff are pretty even for wilderness trails. I'm not an expert but I imagine you could call the main desk and get a more in depth answer. I looked it up... More
Beverly V
30 January 2017|
Response from tandj222 |
No pets are allowed. Please see their website for more info.