The Wild Side – April 2015


Register for a Wild Trails Membership

Wild Trails is launching a membership drive starting today. Unlike many other non-profit organizations, we have something more to offer than a thank you note. Your tax deductible donation will continue to allow Wild Trails to improve, protect and expand our nature trails as well as direct programs to empower our citizens and visitors to use them.

Find out about all the benefits of a Wild Trails Membership and sign up today.


Upcoming Races – Lace up those shoes and hit the trails!

Looking for a Spring race to get you out on the trails? Here are some excellent options right in Chattanooga. Don\’t miss your chance to register for these upcoming races. Check out the race pages below for more information on each upcoming race.


Chickamauga Chase 8 mile trail race (partnering with the Chattanooga Track Club) – April 18, 2015 – Click HERE to read more and HERE to register.


Scenic City Trail Marathon and 1/2 Marathon – April 25, 2015 – Click HERE to read more and HERE to register.


Thunder Rock 100 Mile Trail Race – May, 15 2015 – Click HERE to read more and HERE to register.

Growing the Cumberland Trail by Hand – RootsRated Article


Volunteers work to extend Tennessee’s first linear state park

Last October, the nonprofit Wild Trails obtained a Volunteer Work Agreement from the head of the Cumberland Trail State Park to lead the development in cutting the southernmost incomplete section of the Cumberland Trail (CT). The planned trail will stretch from Barker Camp Road at the end of the North Chickamauga Creek section to Hall Road, close to Taft Highway on Signal Mountain.

Read the entire article.

Volunteer Opportunities

Ready to get involved? We now have an awesome sign up tool that will make access to all of our super fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities easy. We could not orchestrate what many have called the best trail racing series in the country without the best volunteers in the country. Click here to sign up.

Read more about how you can get involved.

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