Monday, December 22, 2014 · 9:59 p.m.

Outdoors

Walls of Jericho: Wild treasure of the South Cumberlands

In late November, I joined a group organized by Daniel Carter, chair of the Thrive 2055 natural treasures initiative, for a somewhat-strenuous day hike to the unique natural feature astride the Tennessee-Alabama line known as the Walls of Jericho. ...

Prentice Cooper: One hike, three overlooks

Just a few miles west of downtown Chattanooga lies the approximately 25,000-acre Prentice Cooper State Forest and Wildlife Management Area, known to locals as simply Prentice Cooper. ...

Big Soddy Creek Gulf open for play

According to Steve Smith, Soddy-Daisy historian, remnant incline tracks are all that remain from the property’s coal mining days. ...

Tennessee's most popular hunting season opens Saturday

The annual rifle season for deer always opens the Saturday before Thanksgiving. ...

Endangered whooping cranes arrive in Tennessee by truck

As in years past, seven young endangered whooping cranes are making their way south through Tennessee. ...

Field Excursions: Greeter Falls

When I first visited Greeter Falls 20-something years ago, I had to hike at least 8.6 miles round-trip to get there. ...
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