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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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A fitting tribute!

At the risk of giving away my age, Coolidge Park is named in honor of a childhood friend and hero, Charles H. Coolidge, a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and Signal... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 March 2016
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

At the risk of giving away my age, Coolidge Park is named in honor of a childhood friend and hero, Charles H. Coolidge, a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and Signal Mountain neighbor. Growing up around Mr. Coolidge and his family, however, you would never have known he was a hero of WWII. His infectious smile and sense of humor... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Very nice park got a beautiful view of the river fun for the kids during summer they got the little water things carousel then they have the river front Parkway walkway that is beautiful you walk across the Walnut Street Bridge and is very breathtaking views up and down the river

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We come here throughout the year and always have a great time. My daughter had her birthday party here once in a room in the same building as the carousel. There is a fountain area for kids in the warmer months. There is an expansive lawn to play with balls, frisbees, etc. You can walk beside the Tennessee River and... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This was a nice place to take a break during our exploration of both sides of the river. Lots of dogs, lots of young people, lots of fun. Low-key, free and a nice little pocket of greenspace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Nice at anytime of day. The city is very centered on enjoying the outdoors & incorporates beautiful colors, sculptures & water fixtures to enjoy while you stroll around town.

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is a wonderful family park on the north shore of the Tennessee River with a great view of the bridges crossing from downtown Chattanooga. It is at the foot of the Walnut Street Bridge - an historic old highway bridge saved from age and destruction by a benevolent community to be turned into a pedestrian bridge enjoyed by walkers,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

This is a nice outdoor place to visit in Chattanooga. It is a really good family spot. Must also take the kids to the indoor carousel.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

The Coolidge Park is a fun place to take children, especially in the warmer seasons. It offers fountains to play in and a beautiful indoor merry-go-round.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We were looking for the Coolidge Park carousel but found it hard to find. Our map seemed to be outdated. The Staff was perfect very helpful with recommendations.. not to mention knowledgeable about the carousel history.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Coolidge Park is an attraction that can be combined with a walk across the Walnut Street bridge, with the Hunter Art Gallery located at the opposite end of the bridge. In the summer months the park has a fountain that children have fun playing in and it is the home of a wonderful antique carousel. Pets aren't allowed. There is... More 

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