Walnut Wall (Tope 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 Interscholastic Climbing League. To see scheduled programs, visit our Events Calendar.
Day hiking, flat water paddling, mountain biking, trail running, road biking
Top rope climbing, beginner to advanced.
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.
Number of Routes
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