Hayrides Offered At Cloudland Canyon

Monday, October 8, 2012

Cloudland Canyon, is offering hay rides every Saturday from now through Nov. 24. On Oct. 31, there will be three night rides (6, 7 and 8 p.m.) for those who want to go down a long dark, dirt road into the forest and be surprised by goblins and scary things of every description.

Organizers said, "Great food and snacks will be available (hot dogs, S'mores, snacks and drinks) so the entire family can have fun and have something good to eat. Bring the grandparents and the kids and all will enjoy the hayride pulled by a tractor.

Your pets (licensed and leashed) can ride with you too." 

Meet at the Interpretive Center and rides start on the hour from 2-6 p.m. (Halloween night rides are the exception). The rides begin on the hour and last about 45 minutes. The hayrides are not included in the park entrance fee. Hayride fees - Adults $5, children four to 12 $3; Haunted Hayrides $8 per person. Hot Dogs ($2), S’mores, Candy Bars, Chips, etc. ($1) All Drinks ($1)).

Have family fun, enjoy the autumn air, changing leaves and scenery in beautiful Cloudland Canyon State Park, loaded with fun activities for the entire family. The park is located near Tennessee and Alabama in the Northwest corner of Georgia on Highway 136 near Trenton. 


The Trail Of Tears And The Road To Civil War Hike Offered On Sept. 12

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special hike at Moccasin Bend National Archeological District on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m.    Participants should take the Manufacturer’s Road exit off Highway 27 and drive west, following the “Special Event” signs to the Brown’s Ferry Federal Road trailhead off Moccasin Bend Road. ... (click for more)

East Tennessee Dove Season Opens With A Bang

With shotguns in hand and hats shading heads, over 1,000 East Tennessee hunters harvested nearly 5,000 doves on fields leased or owned by TWRA during Tuesday’s opening of the mourning dove hunting season.  Dove hunting on opening day is a longstanding tradition in the state as hunters brave the dust and heat with hopes of filling their bags with a limit of 15 birds.  ... (click for more)

Trustee To Be Appointed To Oversee Hutcheson Medical Center Bankruptcy With Focus On Sale Of Fort Oglethorpe Hospital

A trustee will be appointed to oversee the bankruptcy case of Hutcheson Medical Center with a focus on getting the financially-strapped Fort Oglethorpe hospital sold. The U.S. Trustee's Office had filed a motion asking that the bankruptcy be dissolved due to the debt rising to $6.3 million since the bankruptcy was filed last November. However, all parties finally agreed it was ... (click for more)

Civic, Political Leader Mai Bell Hurley Dies At 87

Civic and political leader Mai Bell Hurley has died at age 87. She was the first woman to serve on the Chattanooga City Council. Ms. Hurley was also a longtime advocate for the arts and a leader in United Way. She was a leader in Chattanooga Venture that led to the redevelopment of downtown and the riverfront.  She most recently served on the Library Board. ... (click for more)

Who's Responsible For East Ridge's Stadium? - And Response (2)

There just can be no excuse for East Ridge High School's stadium being in such dangerous condition that it has been condemned.   Where is responsible for this? I know there are a few other stadiums like this as well. And there is no excuse for this.  Building new and beautiful schools, state of the art technology. Top athletic facilities as well. Yet, East Ridge ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Every Child Must Watch This

In the course of my day, I read different websites, am sent all kinds of neat videos and I love the jokes I get. But when I logged onto my ever-bulging email account Thursday morning, I happened across the scariest, most terrifying video I have ever watched. There is a website I check called “Atchuup” that boasts “cool stories daily.” Some are pretty good but this one nearly knocked ... (click for more)