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Coolidge Park

1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
423 757 5152
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Ranked #8 of 77 attractions in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Bridges, Fountains
Activities: Picnicking, Walking
Owner description: Named in honor of a World War II Medal of Honor recipient, this seven-acre park features a restored hand-carved carousel, pavilion and interactive... more » Owner description: Named in honor of a World War II Medal of Honor recipient, this seven-acre park features a restored hand-carved carousel, pavilion and interactive play fountain. « less
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Soddy Daisy
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Coolidge Park is a well maintained park with a functional Merry Go Round, water fountain that the kids can play in and venue site for events such as free movie nights, music program etc. Has picnic areas, a beautiful view of the TN river and play ground equipment for the kids. One of the jewels of the downtown water front.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Enjoy walking along the Tennessee River, play in the water fountains, ride the carousel, eat a picnic lunch, or enjoy laying in the grass and reading a book.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This North Shore river park is stocked with space and activities for children to play! The walking/running track is long and lovely. There are beautiful views and plenty of space for lounging! We only wish we had thought to bring our picnic blanket!

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Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband, two kids and I walked across Walnut Street Bridge to Coolidge park around 9:30 in the morning. Despite what some others have said, the walk didn't seem far at all. Our kids (5 and 7) were super excited and practically sprinted the whole way. They wore swimsuits and played in the fountain for at least an hour. Tip:... More

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Cartersville, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Saw the fireworks from the Northshore and they took our breath away. Very nice place to play and hang out with your kids. There are quite a few homeless people there and I would recommend leaving well before dark due to the crime in that area

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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89 reviews 89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

What a beautiful park! Our kids rode the beautiful carousel which only costs $1 a ride. There's a interesting story to the carousel that I'll let you learn for yourself... then they played in the park and cooled off in the fountain. We walked the grounds -- very clean and well groomed lawn. Just a nice park overall -- we'd... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Coolidge Park is perfect for picnics, jogs, and walks. There's plenty of space for kids to fly kites, throw frisbees, or play other sports. During the sumer months there's also a running fountain installation for kids (and even the daring adult) to run through on hot days. The park features great views of the Tennessee River and the Walnut Street... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The kids love Coolidge Park. They will ride the Merry Go Round a couple of times and then change in their swim suits to play in the fountain. I don't think that they ever get tired of playing in the fountain. We always plan a stop at Coolidge Park when we visit Chattanooga.

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tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great fountain for kids to play. Nice and flat so it is good for walking. Beautiful view of the river.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Walk across the Walnut Street Bridge to Coolidge Park; ride the hand carved carousel (all animals carved here in Chattanooga!) and play in the huge yards, in the fountains, or just walk by the river! If you bring children, bring extra clothes and a towel!

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