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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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“merry go round” (39 reviews)
“splash pad” (34 reviews)
“water fountain” (33 reviews)
1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
+1 423-757-5152
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Chattanooga has created a great park to be enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. The famous merry-go-round has all hand carved, in Chattanooga, animals. It is fun for all ages. The city holds several events in the park throughout the year. It is a great...More

Thank Michael3735
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to take your family for a picnic, ride your bikes along the Tennessee River, walk, and there are many restaurants right there to have anything from ice cream to sandwiches and pizza etc. great place to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Can...More

Thank isatessa31
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The fountains are beautiful, the merry go round is a blast. Take the family and picnic, a very nice outing.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

After walking around downtown, this is a great place for the kids to get their energy out. Whether running in the grass, playing in the fountain or riding the carousel, loads of fun.

Thank Bobby L
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great place to walk the dog or play frisbee. It is an awesome place to hangout! Take a drink during the hot summer, and the food truck weekends are awesome!!

Thank willisp423
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My kids could have stayed here for hours! Unfortunately, I was not prepared and didn't have swim diapers for my youngest. I had no idea they would get soaking wet. So we played for a little while and I kept changing diapers when they were...More

Thank Kathryn O
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to the 3 top attractions in Chattanooga multiple times (ruby falls, inclined rail, lookout mountain). So this time I wanted to visit something new. I decided on the Coolidge park based on the reviews. My family enjoyed the visit thoroughly. Our preschooler...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We spent a few hours at Coolidge Park during our family weekend getaway and we loved it here. If it was a bit cooler, we would have stayed longer. We spent an hour or two at the fountain, which was great for our toddler. Some...More

Thank magmo123
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Great place! Waterpark with areas for kids and adults to get wet and cool off. parking is inexpensive ($2) and they have bbq areas and a very family friendly spot! Great for a summer day!

Thank valeriea54
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Right by the river and right by the cultural area known as St. Elmo. It would be a great place to bring the kids in their swimsuits to play in the fountain, bring a Frisbee for some Ultimate, or bring a blanket and have a...More

Thank ric146
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7 July 2017|
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Response from 698paulah | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed in Coolidge Park, even on a leash. They are allowed on Walnut Street Bridge.
Katie W
3 July 2017|
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Response from 698paulah | Reviewed this property |
Coolidge Park is free! There is a really great merry-go-round that costs $1 per person, but the rest of the park is free. There are some great shops and places to eat close to the park, too.
Patrice P
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.