|Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center|
|Type||Arboretum, nature center|
|Location||400 Garden Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
|Area||317 acres (128 ha)|
|Hiking trails||15 miles|
The facility includes the 317-acre arboretum, 15 miles of trails, live animals indoor and outdoors, and a treehouse. The nature center participates in the endangered Red Wolf Species Survival Plan or SSP, breeding red wolves in captivity.
The riding was created by John and Margaret Chambliss, and incorporated in 1956 to a vision laid out in the 1940s. It is dedicated to the study and conservation of native plant life.
The riding contains over 1,000 species of flora, with over 150 tree species. It includes a driving loop (3 miles) through woodland gardens, wildflower meadows, ponds, and along the banks of Lookout Creek, as well as some 12 miles (19 km) of walking trails and paths.
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In 2011, the formerly separate Reflection Riding Arboretum and the Chattanooga Nature Center combined boards and management. The new organization was originally called the Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center. In October, 2017 the nonprofit hired RootsRated co-founder Mark McKnight as President. In March, 2018 they announced the creation of a new Forest Kindergarten and Forest School.
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