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Address: 1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: 423 757 5152
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Activities: Picnicking, Walking
Description: Named in honor of a World War II Medal of Honor recipient, this...
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.
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So much to do!!

There are stores, a great carousel, eateries, the walking bridge, the water fountains, tons of beautiful lawn to lounge or play on, and, the beautiful Tennessee river right there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Chattanooga, Oklahoma
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Chattanooga, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

There are stores, a great carousel, eateries, the walking bridge, the water fountains, tons of beautiful lawn to lounge or play on, and, the beautiful Tennessee river right there! Perfect spot to park and spend all afternoon. Clean, convenient and lots to do!

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a gem of a place to bring the kids in Chattanooga. There is a carousel and a great splash fountain as well as an amphitheater.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Depends what you are looking for, not much for younger kids. Lots of grass but no playground. Carousel was hot and never ending. Do the carousel first because wet kids are not allowed on the carousel. Seemed like more of an adult park.

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Emerson, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had come to see the Walnut Street Bridge and didn't even realize this was on the other side. It is a large sized park with lots of open spaces, we saw people doing everything from playing football to practicing yoga. There is a splash pad located in the park that the kids loved playing in. The area is very... More 

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Blue Ridge, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We'd already checked out of our rental. Several friends from Chattanooga had told us not to miss Coolidge Park, so we headed there for a few hours on our way out of town. Great idea! The large grassy area on the bank of the Tennessee River is appropriate for picnics, frisbee, or lounging and is pet friendly. The carousel was... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We came with the family, teens and little ones, on a hot day with dad, who is cranky in the heat, so I was holding my breath that we would find a table in the shade. I was happy to find several! We parked and walked down over a bridge and looked at all the water turtles before walking down... More 

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Charleston,SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Loved riding the merry go round. Had been to workshop where the merry go round animals were made so seeing and riding on the finished product was a nice highlight. Got to meet the man responsible for the merry go round being in Chattanooga! The water park was fun for our granddaughter to play in. Bring a change of clothes... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was our first visit to Coolidge Park, but it won't be our last. We were amazed at how scenic this place is. It was clean and well maintained. We were traveling as a couple, but it definitely looks like an awesome place to take children. They have a carousel, fountains to play in during the hot weather, and great... More 

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salem, va
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great place to visit and take a break. We were with a youth group and the water area was just what the doctor orders. Nothing dangerous just fun and cooling. The carousel was closed which w's disappointing but we had a great time anyway.

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Lexington, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My sister and I (each of us pushing 60!!!) rode the antique carousel housed at the park, and it was a wonderfully nostalgic ride. We feared old ladies would not be welcome to participate, but we were assured that they take riders of all ages. And at only $1 for a ride, it was the most affordable thing we did... More 

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Address: 1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: 423 757 5152
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga

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