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Walnut Street Bridge

Walnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
423 643 6096
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Ranked #1 of 55 Attractions in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Owner description: One of the finest examples of the Phoenix wrought-iron truss bridges that were build between 1884 and 1923.

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119 reviews 119 reviews
38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Very nice open pedestrian bridge with gorgeous views. People were riding rented bikes across the bridge. I would love to find those if we get to come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This bridge is designated for pedestrians only and crosses the river. The bridge has a historic value and I am glad it has been converted to a pedestrian crossing. You will love the nice walk on top of the Tennessee river and enjoy the wonderful scenery from the bridge. There are interesting places to see and visit on both sides... More

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Boston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Walk across the Walnut Street bridge at sunset is simply amazing! Watch for bikers, runners, strollers, etc. This is an active city!

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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great use of an historic bridge pleasant for a stroll across. Be aware that after rain the timbers get very slippery needs something done about this!

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Pleasant View, Tennessee
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35 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Nice place to take a walk, very scenic, nice park on the north side of bridge. Also there are a few art gallery's to walk through on the north side of bridge as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The kids loved walking across the river. We really enjoyed the little donut shop on the north shore.

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Ardmore, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Wonderful way to recycle a traffic bridge. It is well maintained and clean. Excellent place for exercise or a family stroll

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was fun to walk down with our dog. Lots of people on the weekend. I would compare it to skyscrapers in New York in that, it is the coolest building, but if you want to take a picture of it you have to be on another one.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Although there were many young joggers, it was a pleasure to walk across the Tennessee River on this bridge. It was very nicely kept up and safer (railings to protect small children) than when I crossed years ago.

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Guntersville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I love walking across the Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga. There is always activity on the water below - be it the Chattanooga Ducks Boats, paddle boarders, or boats, there is always something to see and enjoy. One side of the river has shops, art galleries, and the park, while the other side has museums, etc. The Bridge offers a... More

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