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Walnut Street Bridge

Market Street, Chief John Ross Bridge, Chattanooga, TN
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Great Pedestrian Bridge to walk across the river - Lots to see!

We loved walking across this bridge - they were having a Regatta racing Skull boats on the river... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bruce S
Phoenix, Arizona
Interesting walking across the river on this wooden bridge

This is about a 15 minute walk on a wooden bridge. It was going to be torn down but the locals... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Port Moody, Canada
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Market Street, Chief John Ross Bridge, Chattanooga, TN
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved walking across this bridge - they were having a Regatta racing Skull boats on the river (great fun watching them). Also, there were at least two groups performing live music on the bridge. The only problem we had was when walking up the...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is about a 15 minute walk on a wooden bridge. It was going to be torn down but the locals wanted to preserve it and did. It's a pleasant walk to the North Shore area. You can choose to walk back, shop, take the...More

Thank sydette2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must see for anyone visiting Chattanooga. The views from this bridge are great. This is also the longest pedestrian bridge in the United States.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to like! This was a great addition to our City. It offers a place to run, bike, or walk without worry of being run over! The view over the river is wonderful. It also affords some exercise on the way to getting coffee...More

Thank Allen V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old bridge that is interesting to walk across about 1/2 mile or slightly less. All wooden, I understand that it was going to be torn down but was preserved for historical reasons. On the other side is the Carousel and North Shore...More

Thank sydette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two historic bridges over the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The first is the Walnut St. Bridge. But this bridge which is known as the Market St. Bridge, has also been named for Cherokee Chief John Ross. It spans the Tennessee River from...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is always others on this beautiful bridge. Great for families to stroll along. You are sure to meet many friendly locals walking, jogging or even biking on the bridge. You may even see a couple of fur babies getting some exercise. Many great views...More

Thank judy177
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to Chattanooga would not be complete without visiting the Walnut Street Bridge. From the riverfront museum area, you can walk across the bridge (without having to worry about traffic) at your leisure while taking in some great views of the river and the...More

Thank SeanyboyATL
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Another walking bridge and a nice way to stretch your legs great views security on the bridge as well to keep you safe

Thank stampmouse
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Perfect walking city & this is fab way to see north side of town. You will get great photos of the town

Thank KazMoon
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