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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%
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“north shore” (225 reviews)
“nice walk” (170 reviews)
“coolidge park” (210 reviews)
Walnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
+1 423-643-6096
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Walnut Street Bridge is a beautiful way to see the Tennessee River and downtown Chattanooga. It connects the downtown area and the Bluff View district with the North Shore. It's great for walkers, hikers, runners, and those just strolling to enjoy the great Chattanooga...More

Thank travelinbandman
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a wonderful pedestrian only mile long bridge, a great way to get your daily walk in while checking out great sites and history.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 4 November 2016

There seemed to be conflicting information as to whether bicycles could be taken over the bridge, so we opted to walk. Parking during the week was easy on the street and we walked up to the bridge along the Riverfront area. . There are historical...More

Thank marinementors
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

What a cool bridge! This structure is a great example of a pedestrian-friendly city. We saw tons of people running, biking, walking, sitting, and just enjoying the beautiful day. Pet friendly, baby-friendly, book-friendly, etc. Although this is noted as the "worlds longest pedestrian bridge, I...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a very long metal and wooden bridge with gorgeous views of the tennesse river. it is wide enough for walkers and bike riders and it ends right on the sidewalk of the north shore area. lots of little shops and Coolidge park,which itself...More

Thank annettestrader
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I visited Chattanooga in October and we walked around the historic sights of downtown and then crossed this pedestrian bridge to see the historic Coolidge Park with the fountains and the 100 year old carousel. It's a good walk over, but windy,...More

Thank Loves-A-Deal-2-Eat
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I visited this beautiful bridge on an evening tour. While listening to the legends of the past, I noticed how much activity it attracted. Couples strolling along, joggers exercising & etc. Generally observing people enjoying this lovely piece of history.

Thank kc13132015
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Walked over this bridge and it was a great scenic view. Recommend this especially for romantic walks.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Took the free bus across the river and then walked back to the Aquarium side. Places to stop and read some of the bridge's and surrounding area's history. Numerous photo opportunities and great views. Easy walk.

Thank Notanewbe
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Kudos to Chattanooga for the incredible job they've done with the Walnut Street Bridge! They maintained the character of the bridge while making it a safe, wonderful way to enjoy the beautiful views walking from downtown Chattanooga to the North Short. And the park on...More

Thank aburarcm
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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