Coolidge Park , Popular downtown park located on Chattanooga’s NorthShore waterfront. Coolidge Park features a beautifully restored carousel, a pavilion, an interactive play fountain, and lots of open space. Coolidge Park is adjacent to local entertainment, art galleries, shops, and restaurants and serves as a venue for numerous civic events and festivals. It is part of the Tennessee River Park, a 15 mile long public greenway along the Tennessee River. Coolidge Park Carousel,The 1894 Dentzel carousel is a central feature in Coolidge Park. The antique carousel was restored by local master wood carver Bud Ellis and a devoted team of craftspeople and volunteers at his studio “Horsing Around” located near Chattanooga. The carousel provides a delightful old-fashioned experience with 52 whimsical hand carved animals, a calliope band organ, and ornate gold leaf benches. The carousel is also available for birthday parties and family reunions. For reservations and more information call the City’s Call Center at 311 (For cell phones call 425-6311). More information visit www.chattanooga.gov/parks-and-recreation.
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