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Coolidge Park

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Address: 1 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
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+1 423-757-5152
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Named in honor of a World War II Medal of Honor recipient, this seven-acre...

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.

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Beautiful Carousel

This park is at the edge of the river (across the river from downtown and the aquarium). Very peaceful with some foot traffic. There is a beautiful carousel in this park that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cartersville, Georgia
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Cartersville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park is at the edge of the river (across the river from downtown and the aquarium). Very peaceful with some foot traffic. There is a beautiful carousel in this park that runs daily. The park also backs up to a main street with unique shops and food

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came across the carousel when it was empty. The chap(Trip) looking after it was really nice and we paid our dollar ( one each) and went on it. Lovely ride and great music, what a fantastic carousel, so fortunate that it was saved and then given a dedicated building.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After walking across the Walnut Street Bridge, we found this fabulous park. You have to check out the carousel! Great little shops there and soooo many great restaurant choices. Beautiful area along the river that's great for family outdoor activities. Even downy the river you can even grill out. Fountains are cool. You just have t come see this place!

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East TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I rode the carousel, twice, because there is so much beautiful detail to observe. Fun for all ages.

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Russell Springs, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was cold out put we went to the park for a walk and enjoyed seeing the river and taking some photos. The park is free and I know it would be great in the summer. The water is all off at this time.

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was freezing outside when we went so none of the water was turned on (not even the drinking fountains) but it was still a cool place to visit and see the river!

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Holiday, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to spend a nice afternoon strolling through the park, visiting antique stores, and just people watching. There is a beautiful carousel with seats along the way to watch those riding. We were very impressed with the beauty, the cleanliness, and the friendly people there.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Took a stroll over Walnut Street Bridge and ended up at Coolidge Park. Fun in the summer when they turn on the water and fun when the carousel is open.

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Tucker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Hand carved wooden animals on a refurbished antique carousel are a must see and ride for anyone who visits Chattanooga. Free electric buses will take you across the river from many places in downtown. Buses are frequent and allow you to park and enjoy the city.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

None of the fountains were on. There was little to do besides seeing the fountains. The river view was great.

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