Hiking Chattanooga’s Newest Wilderness Sanctuary, Stringer’s Ridge

REPORTING: MICHAEL EDWARD MILLER

On Saturday morning, the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and the Trust for Public Land had an event showing off the new Stringer’s Ridge wilderness sanctuary.

Although the trails aren’t quite yet cleared off, the public was allowed a sneak peek at the natural beauty and the spectacular views.

Listen to the story.

The view from atop Stringer's Ridge. Landmarks like the Tennessee Aquarium can be seen, as well as the Walnut Street Bridge.

Saturday morning, the Trust for Public Land asked people to help save Stringer's Ridge

Old asphalt roads form the basis for many of the trails on Stringer's Ridge.

Jim Ogden, the historian for the Chattanooga and Chickamauga National Military Parks, explains the history of Stringer's Ridge.

Jim Ogden, the historian for the Chattanooga and Chickamauga National Military Parks, explains the history of Stringer's Ridge.

Listen to the complete audio of Ogden talking about Stringer’s Ridge.

This is the map Ogden used when explaining the Civil War history of Stringer's Ridge.

More trails and markers on Stringer's Ridge.

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One Response to “Hiking Chattanooga’s Newest Wilderness Sanctuary, Stringer’s Ridge”

  1. Regina Daly Says:

    Thanks a lot for doing all the work to make Jim Ogden so accessible to anyone who wants to hear him. I think he’s fantastic and an upcoming Ed Bearss-type historian.

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