The latest about Reflection Riding

  • We are closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

    Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center will be closed this Thursday & Friday, November 27th & 28th, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will be open Saturday, November 29th. Bring your out-of-town visitors to Reflection Riding this Saturday – after the busy holiday – to relax and enjoy our picturesque designed landscapes before traveling back home.

  • 2014 Annual Giving Campaign Kicks Off

    We rely on your generous support to fund our operations, educational tours and continued learning programs. Your donation not only supplies food and medical care for our Animal Ambassadors, but also supports staff, equipment and supplies to maintain our 317 acres. To make your contribution call Diane at 423-821-1160, ext. 111 or donate on-line.

  • C.E. Blevins Nesting Birds Exhibit

    Exhibit Open Daily • For years the talented artist C.E. Blevins crafted intricate egg replicas using clay and pvc molds. “Reflection Riding created the C.E. Blevins Avian Learning Center to display an amazing collection of art and to educate the public,” says Education Director Corey Hagen. Visit this exhibit today!

  • American Bald Eagle Off Exhibit

    Beginning Monday, September 29, 2014, our American Bald Eagle will be off exhibit for a few weeks while we renovate her enclosure and build the Sandhill Crane enclosure. We’ll let you know as soon as she is back on exhibit. For information call 423-821-1160


Featured happenings at Reflection Riding

  • Snake Diversity

    Saturday, December 13th • 2:00 p.m. • Join Volunteer Paul-Erik Bakland at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center to talk about snake diversity and various life history behaviors with a conservation theme. For more information about this interesting program, please call 423-821-1160.

  • Fairy House Workshop

    Saturday, December 20th • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. • Member family $10 • Non-member family $15 • Inspired by the book Fairy Houses by Tracy Kane. Participants will explore the Arboretum grounds for just the right site, collecting nature’s “cast offs” to build homes for our fairy friends. Pre-register at 423-821-1160, ext. 0.

  • Wildlife Wanderland Tour

    Saturday, December 27th • 1:30 p.m. • Join Director of Wildlife, Tish Gailmard, on a guided tour of the Wildlife Wanderland. Learn why our animal ambassadors are with us and interesting facts about each one. This is a great way to enhance your visit by learning cool details of the animals! Call 423-821-1160 for more

Hours of Operation • Monday thru Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Sunday (April - October) 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please note the last time to drive through loop is 4:30 p.m. • Gates close at 5:00 p.m.

400 Garden Road • Chattanooga, Tennessee 37419 • 423-821-1160