Chattanooga, TN

Know as the “Scenic City”, Chattanooga is situated in one of our country’s most gorgeous areas. Being part of the Appalachian Mountain range and having the Tennessee River meander through its landscape, Chattanooga offers a wide range of activities and exciting landscapes. Downtown has undergone tremendous revitalization in the last 15 years having created a magnificent area for commerce and entertainment. New York Times is quoted as saying, “Not too small and not too big, Chattanooga is really the undiscovered gem of Tennessee.” Back Valley Farm is only 25 minutes to the south of downtown Chattanooga providing the convenience to all the city’s amenities. To learn more about Chattanooga visit the following websites.

Chickamauga, GA

Steeped in history, Chickamauga has always made an aggressive stand to stay local and friendly while fighting the commercial pressures that have gobbled up so many small towns. Referred to by many as “Mayberry”, Chickamauga’s mission statement is “Focusing on Quality Growth, Preservation, and Community Values.” This town oozes reflections of the old days and a simpler way of life. Back Valley Farm is only 15 minutes from this one stoplight town.

Canyon Grill

While on the back of Lookout Mountain and a 35 minute drive from downtown, Canyon Grill is considered to be one of Chattanooga’s finest restaurants. The setting is casual and the food extremely fresh. From the fish to meats to vegetables, you can’t loose ordering anything on the menu. It is very unique that Back Valley Farm is only 10 minutes from Canyon Grill. Making a wonderful dining experience just around the corner from your private retreat. Check out the menu yourself by visiting their website.

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state of Georgia, offering rugged geology and beautiful vistas. The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton's Gulch Creek, and elevation differs from 800 to 1,980 feet. A day hiking, picnicking, and sightseeing make for a wonderful time. Back Valley Farm is only 8 miles or 10 minutes from this 3,500 acre state park.

Crockford Pigeon Mountain WMA

This 15,500 acre wildlife management area offers an abundant list of activities for one to pursue. Miles and miles of trails offer endless opportunities to horseback ride, mountain bike, and hike. Pigeon Mountain has many limestone formations which have become a destination among elite rock climbers. Other activities include hunting, fishing, spelunking, and camping. Back Valley Farm is only 10 minutes from this plethora of recreational opportunity. Owning Back Valley Farm makes access to this enormous tract of land very easy.

Chickamauga Battlefield

For history buffs, the Chickamauga Battlefield is the scene of a major battle during the Civil War. The 5,500 acre battlefield contains numerous monuments, historical tablets, and wayside exhibits. However, you don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy this National Park as a great network of trails allows for horseback riding, biking, and hiking. The park is also loaded with great picnic spots. It is truly a great spot to enjoy a relaxing, sunny day outside. Back Valley Farm is only 20 minutes from the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Lula Lake Land Trust

A shining example of the benefits of conservation. Having protected over 4,000 acres on top of Lookout Mountain, the Lula Lake Land Trust has guaranteed these abundant resources will benefit both current and future generations. Many opportunities to horseback ride, mountain bike, hike, picnic, and just simply enjoy the outdoors are available on the Land Trust. Check out its Cloudland Canyon State Park connector trail! Back Valley Farm is only 15 minutes from the Lula Lake Land Trust.

Lookout Mountain Golf Club

For the golfer out there, LMGC features a private Seth Raynor 18 hole design that is as breathtaking as it is challenging. Its unique architectural design comprises both an “inland” and “links” course set on a mountain. Its timeless features capture the very essence of strategically designed links golf…shallow bunkers that have steep faces on the approach, large greens with subtle undulations, and fairways that demand imagination as the player has several options to shape shots to conform to the natural mountain contours. It is here that strategy overcomes power. Currently, Lookout Mountain is one of only 35 Raynor courses left in existence today. Back Valley Farm is only 25 minutes from Lookout Mountain Golf Club.