Walnut Street Bridge, Chattanooga

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Take a walk across the centerpiece of Chattanooga's riverfront, Walnut Street Bridge, one of the world's longest pedestrian bridges. The 724 m (2,376 ft) camelback truss was built in 1890. One side will lead you to the modern, vibrant part of the city, and the other to the famed arts district. Considered to be an extremely old example of its type, the bridge is one of the United States' National Historic Places. By using our Chattanooga vacation site , you can arrange your visit to Walnut Street Bridge and other attractions in Chattanooga.
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  • This was a great way to spend a 1/2 hour or more between big sightseeing spots. It’s just next to the Art Center.  more »
  • A bridge. A busy, central pedestrianized bridge spanning the vast river. Lovely at sunset. Wear your walking shoes.  more »
  • Great after dinner walk to see the city from another angle while getting a nice river breeze. Short walk from downtown and many of the restaurants, just walk the streets leading to the American Art mu...  more »
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  • Amazing place to hang out with friends and plenty of great coffee shops, ice cream shops and restaurants within walking distance. They have multiple events in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee every year and the Walnut Street walking bridge is always packed with people enjoying the music and views that this bridge has to offer. Also, I like the fact that they have bike rentals on either ends of the bridge so always nice to ride across it.
  • The Walnut Street Bridge is an easy walk or bike ride across the Tennessee River. There are no cars or trucks so it is quiet and peaceful. The approach on the south side includes stairs unless you start at the art museum. The bridge is a great place to see the city with great views up and down the river.. The north end terminates right at restaurants, shopping and a park.
  • Loved seeing this bridge at night, the lights reflecting off the water were romantic. It was a beautiful place to walk around and enjoy a night out.
  • I make it a point to walk the bridge a few times every time I visit the city. The bridge is a wonderful mix of people from all different walks of life. Its got a beautiful view both from and on it.When I walk that bridge I can't help but think what a beautiful place Chattanooga is and continuing to become.
  • Wow! What an asset to the runners and bikers of Chattanooga! And so much fun to be had on either side of the bridge. Great neighborhoods, restaurants, bars, and shops to enjoy. Love me some Downtown Chattanooga!

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