Elise Chapin Sanctuary at Audubon Acres

The 132 acre Elise Chapin Wildlife Sanctuary at Audubon Acres is bisected by the South Chickamauga Creek and contains a rich diversity of plant and animal life. Portions of the property also contain structures that are of significance to the area's Native American History.

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Photo courtesy Chattanooga Audubon Society

Located east of Chattanooga off of I-75, the sanctuary provides a peaceful retreat in the middle of a vast suburban shopping and residential district.

Audubon Acres contains four miles of hiking trails, a picnic area with fire ring and two launches for paddlers to access South Chickamauga Creek.

Audubon Acres Hiking Trail Map

Related Activities
Flat water paddling, hiking, childrens activities

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
14.6 miles | 20 minutes

GPS Coordinates
34.999769, -85.180480

Google Map

Dates | Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admission Fees Apply

Contact Information
Chattanooga Audubon Society
900 North Sanctuary Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Chattanooga Audubon Society

Elise Chapin Sanctuary at Audubon Acres