Walnut Wall (Top Rope)
The City of Chattanooga's Walnut Wall overlooks the Tennessee River from a 50' high limestone pier of the historic Walnut Street Bridge in Coolidge Park.
Located on the north shore of the river, the wall hosts special climbing programs and activities through Outdoor Chattanooga, and is the practice home for the Chattanooga Area Insterscholastic Climbing League. To see scheduled programs, visit our Events Calendar.
Top rope climbing, beginner to advanced.
Day hiking, flat water paddling, mountain biking, trail running, road biking
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
425 feet | 3 minutes
Directions from Outdoor Chattanooga
Exit out our back door. Walk south, toward the river, through Coolidge Park, with the Walnut St. Bridge on your right. The Walnut Wall will be on the last bridge pier facing the river.
Dates | Hours
2016 Open Climbing Schedule
Sunday, April 17
Sunday, May 1
Sunday, May 15
Sunday, June 5
Sunday, June 19
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Number Of Routes
5.5 - 5.11 (YDS)
All gear and instruction provided.
Pants or longer shorts and closed toe shoes recommended.
Yes, at Outdoor Chattanooga, Walker Pavilion and the Coolidge Park Carousel.
No. Dogs are not allowed in Coolidge Park.
Yes, in all other downtown parks, including the Walnut St. Bridge.
200 River St. in Coolidge Park
Chattanooga, TN 37405