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Walnut Street Bridge

Market Street, Chief John Ross Bridge, Chattanooga, TN
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Nice place to sit and enjoy the river view

We were here for the Iron Man Triathlon, and this bridge was a great spot to watch the race and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracy R
Unique vista

A stroll across this bridge is a unique and rewarding experience. It is free and the scenery off... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Market Street, Chief John Ross Bridge, Chattanooga, TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for the Iron Man Triathlon, and this bridge was a great spot to watch the race and enjoy the river view. There are benches on the bridge.

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stroll across this bridge is a unique and rewarding experience. It is free and the scenery off either side is fascinating. You can see the Head of the Hooch race from this vantage point as well as use it to cross from one side...More

Thank grandmaema
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided a walk after dinner in downtown Chattanooga would be a good way to wind down the evening. The walk across the river was breezy and cool after a day of rain. We found other families and couples out for a walk enjoying the...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really cool bridge over the Tennessee River. I walked across, met some new friends, and took some awesome photos.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk across this bridge always affords a beautiful view! We recently were able to view the annual Christmas Boat Regatta from the bridge. Dozens of seasonally decorated yachts paraded up and down the Tennessee River - a site never to be forgotten!

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love walking on the bridge esp. when the sun sets. It is relaxing looking down at the water.Dogs are welcomed.

Thank 295Lisa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Chattanooga landmark....great views of the river and city.....a walking bridge to be enjoyed year round by all...no charge and can be enjoyed by all.....

Thank chattafoodie
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Walked back and forth over the bridge. Excellent views of the river but hardly an unforgettable experience. Somewhere in the middle it becomes wooden with a few gaps but never dangerous

Thank Dave O
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a lovely old bridge, but it is amazing when they organize activities there. My favorite is the wine tasting festival.

Thank 1946Christine1969
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We highly recommend walking this historic truss bridge on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga....Great views of the city and Northshore as well as the bridge and river itself...Also, a great way to travel from the city to Northshore.....Best of all~ It's free!

Thank DaveandLeslie92
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