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Coolidge Park

1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
+1 423-757-5152
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“splash pad” (25 reviews)
1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
+1 423-757-5152
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love Coolidge Park! Chattanooga has done such a nice job with public green space. A quick walk across the pedestrian Walnut Street Bridge, Coolidge fronts the beautiful Tennessee River and is perfect for a blanket and picnic or an evening stroll by the water.

Thank JCSAtlanta
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Chattanooga to look at the community as a possible retirement destination. We found this park located on the north side of the river to be an excellent place to relax and a good place to get some needed outdoor time. The walking...More

Thank Rod8914
Reviewed 1 week ago

The water fountain was great fun for all three of my children. Even my reluctant teen had a good time wandering in the water. Be aware that the parking lot is enforced all day long. We had no problems but were aware of this.

Thank revgarth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a relaxing place with lots for kids to do. The fountain entertains them for hours! We actually had our wedding rehearsal dinner here 10 years ago in one of the rentable buildings.

Thank Chattman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well manicured grass, nice walking path that connects Coolidge with Renaissance Park. Right beside the river with a few benches to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank Ezekiel_1719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is very pleasant and relaxing. It is easily reachable by car or bus. There are large areas to throw the frisbee or eat a picnic. The splash pad is large enough for several kids to play and has seating for parents to watch...More

Thank MelnBil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a rather large well kept park located off a major hughway. With that being said the area does get busy during work to and from hours. Parking is rather tight also due to its location. The carousel brings most folks to the park which...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were very disappointed to find out the fountains were broken. The fountains make the park and would draw such a crowd of people, which in turn helps the surrounding vendors which helps drive the economy.

Thank Blake812
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our trip to Coolidge Park! We got there earlier in the day(about 10am) and almost had the place to ourselves. As lunch time hit, the park got a bit more crowded. We had driven through the area a few days before we played,...More

Thank tidbit1020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice park for a stroll and picnic. Nice views of the river and well kept grounds. Fun fountain for kids to splash in on a warm day.

Thank GatorBMDT
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Is there a place to have picnic lunch?
20 April 2017|
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of space to spread a blanket and have a picnic.
Can you bring dogs with you to coolidge park.
22 March 2017|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
No, but pets are allowed in Renaissance Park adjacent to Coolidge.
What time does the park close
15 January 2017|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
The Carousel is open from 11:00 am on most days until 7:00 pm Sun. - Thurs. and 8:00 pm. on Fri. & Sat.