OUTDOORS AND PARKS:
The 180-acre Greenway Farm is a local favorite when it comes to recreation options. Less than two miles from Highway 153, the city park features a canoe access point, dog park, and hiking and biking trails. Nearby Chickamauga Lake is home to Chester Frost Park, which boasts the Hamilton County Fair each fall, and the park is also a premier spot for picnics, boating, fishing, camping, and more. Hixson Community Center and Middle Valley Park offer tennis courts, baseball fields, basketball courts, and football and soccer fields.
Several local golf courses span the area and include Valleybrook Golf and Country Club and Creeks Bend Golf Club. Fitness centers like Sportsbarn cater to a variety of fitness users.
SHOPPING AND DINING:
With an array of top retailers and name brands, Northgate Mall serves as a primary shopping destination for Hixson residents. Retailers include Old Navy, Belk, Bath & Body Works, and T.J. Maxx. Additional big box stores such as Target, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Home Depot, Walmart Supercenter, and Lowe’s are also located off Highway 153 and provide even more shopping opportunities. Popular grocers can also be found in the area and include Earth Fare, Food City, ALDI, Publix, Walmart, and Target. Ethnic and traditional dining options are available to those in Hixson and include everything from local bakeries to family-owned Italian and Chinese restaurants.
In addition to its retail offerings, Northgate Mall is home to entertainment selections such as the AMC CLASSIC Northgate 14. Nearby Air Bounce! offers up inflatable fun, while Spare Time Entertainment, on Hixson Pike, features games, bowling lanes, and more.