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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%
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“splash pad” (26 reviews)
1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
+1 423-757-5152
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Reviewed 4 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 4 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 4 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here at Coolidge Park , very clean , many areas to have a picnic, many sitting areas landings for kayaks , many open green areas for playing,setting , a large water play area

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Coolidge Park is a beautiful park situated across the scenic Tennessee River from the TN Aquarium. Kids would love the interactive water fountain and the carousel ($1/ride). No matter your age, it's a perfect place to relax, people watch or have a picnic. There are...More

Thank mvmaithai
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a very expansive park with lots to do. If you're planning on parking here be sure to arrive early because parking is limited.

Thank chriscowrat
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This park is so beautiful. My grandson enjoyed playing in the water while my mom and I ate a picnic lunch. Parking is inexpensive. A lot of walking trails with beautiful scenery. The carousel is beautiful. An absolute wonderful place to spend the day. My...More

Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

From live bands on world music appreciation day in june ( which featured the band OZ. Last year which is some of the best music ive ever HEARD) to the carousel, water features, and the climbing wall, coolige Park is definitely the outdoor place to...More

Thank Golda H
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Just found this park this year after many trips to Chattanooga. There a 100 year old carousel. Giant Park , great place to take little ones, lots of room for running.

Thank fcclanut
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend some time exploring. There are a couple big grassy areas, paths for walking and biking, a "Peace Grove" (different types of trees planted in honored of Chattanooga's sister cities), a big fountain area with animal statues that you can climb all...More

Thank lenelson3
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Patrice P
How can we find out upcoming events/concerts/etc to be held at the park?
27 June 2017|
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Response from 698paulah | Reviewed this property |
If you google "events at Coolidge Park Chattanooga TN, there is a link that gives you all that information.
Is there a place to have picnic lunch?
19 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.
21 March 2017|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
No, but pets are allowed in Renaissance Park adjacent to Coolidge.