Chattanooga Riverwalk (Tennessee Riverpark)

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The Chattanooga Riverwalk, also known at the Tennessee Riverpark, will ultimately stretch 22 miles from downtown Chattanooga near the Tennessee Aquarium to the TVA Dam and out to Moccasin Bend National Park (additional loops included in the mileage).

For now, 8 miles of the riverwalk are open and follow the south bank of the Tennessee River. A footbridge on the west end (near John Ross Bridge/Market St./SR 8 takes you to the north bank and Coolidge Park.

Parking and Trail Access

Follow I-24 to Chattanooga and exit onto US Highway 27 North to Downtown Chattanooga. Take exit 1C and merge right onto 4th street. Take a left on Chestnut Street and go three blocks, past the aquarium. You'll see the parking sign for Ross's Landing in front of you across the street. Park at the landing.

There are numerous other parking and access points. For more information, contact:

Hamilton County Parks & Recreation
1102 S. Watkins Street
Chattanooga, TN 37404


Beautiful Trail

   March, 2012 by 3perry24

Great for biking with the family. It's mostly flat so easy enough to bring the kids. The trail is very well maintained and clean. Lots of rest areas, picnic areas, and playgrounds along the way. Beautiful views of the river. read more

Nice Trail

   October, 2005 by

"This is a very nice paved that runs from downtown Chattanooga near the Tennessee Aquarium along or near the Tennessee River to Chickmauga Dam. The newest section opened has excellent lighting and regularly spaced facilities with water fountains. Regularly more

Chattanooga Riverwalk

   June, 2005 by Diane

"We found this trail to be very enjoyable for running and biking. Pedestrian bridges safely take you over the busy roads near downtown. The surface is boardwalk or concrete path (in the areas we used from downtown to Little Chickamauga Creek). The path more