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Walnut Street Bridge

Walnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
+1 423-643-6096
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One of the finest examples of the Phoenix wrought-iron truss bridges that were build between 1884 and 1923.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“north shore” (215 reviews)
“nice walk” (162 reviews)
“coolidge park” (199 reviews)
Walnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
+1 423-643-6096
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Reviewed yesterday

...Take the free CHARTA shuttle from near the Aquarium across the river and walk back to the River Walk - great pictures of waterfront from the bridge.

1  Thank CaptJarnac
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved walking across. It was peaceful and the view of the water was beautiful. Great place for family photos.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked from the Southern Bell river boat to Coolidge Park/North Shore and crossed the bridge along the River Walk. It was a hot day, but being up high gave us a little breeze. The bridge is lined with benches and planters which add a...More

Thank Abby W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful old bridge in Chattanooga which was revamped some years ago. Great views up and down the river and overlooking Coolidge Park.

Thank sumangan12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Rented a home in North Shore for the week. Loved that we were able to walk across the bridge to downtown. Views a top the bridge are wonderful.

Thank dpk1128
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Walnut Street pedestrian bridge is a nice stroll in the daytime, but a beautiful backdrop from Coolidge Park at night. The bridge is sort of divided into lanes to make foot and bike travel flow a little better, although most people ignore the rules...More

Thank Zach S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The best way to get from the south side of the river to the North Shore area. Don't drive, walk the designated walking bridge. Its historic and beautiful!!!

Thank Chattman
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Walnut Street Bridge was saved and turned into not ONLY a walking bridge, but it's rescue provided a wonderful vista of the Tennessee River, Hunter Museum, and of course the North Shore Shopping Area. A short walk across from the Chattanooga proper side leads...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pretty views of the river and city. Nice connection between two good spots to walk around; Riverside and North Shore. Just nice to see community out and about.

Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the ability to walk over river. Encourages exercise. Pretty. Enjoyed the view. Lots to see and do both sides

Thank Vacationerx2
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Tracey M
12 April 2017|
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Response from sunshineforever1955 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't get married there but the bridge is pretty wide. I think you'd just need to find out the dimensions of it and go from there.
17 November 2016|
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Response from Kev K | Reviewed this property |
YES! Great stars utilizing environmentally efficient LED lighting.
1 April 2016|
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Response from Jimmy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are several shops and cafés at end of bridge. The bridge goes from downtown to the north shore of Tennessee river. Lots to do. Can even rent bikes and bike all of downtown and north shore. New bike lanes all... More