In this micro-adventure, Antique Carousel at Coolridge Park – Chattanooga TN. we explore the 1894 Dentzel antique carousel located in Coolridge Park, Chattanooga TN.
The antique carousel at Coolridge Park, Chattanooga TN was a per their website “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 between gold leaf benches.
For more information call the City’s Call Center at 311 (For cell phones call 425-6311).”
The Antique Carousel at Coolridge Park – Chattanooga TN. only costs $1.00 per ride! A great bargain to bring the kid out in you or to introduce someone to carousels for the first time.
After riding the Antique Carousel at Coolridge Park – Chattanooga TN. we found ourselves walking around Coolridge Park itself. Coolridge Park is an awesome park in the middle of downtown Chattanooga. This is how it’s described on their website – Coolidge Park, located on the city’s North Shore, is one place where you can overlook the beautiful Tennessee River, play in an interactive water fountain, stroll across on one of the world’s largest pedestrian bridges-the Walnut Street Bridge, test your skills at rock climbing, picnic with your family in plenty of open green spaces, admire a military memorial and even ride a tiger on the 100-year old restored antique carousel. Coolidge Park is adjacent to local entertainment, art galleries, shops, and restaurants and serves as a venue for numerous concerts, festivals and special events. It is also part of the Tennessee Riverwalk, a 13-mile long public greenway that runs along the Tennessee River – from the Southern Belle Riverboat to Chickamauga Dam. In 2006 The Peace Grove was added to Coolidge Park. It is a circular landscape of trees planted to represent each of Chattanooga’s Sister Cities and celebrate the city’s global friendships around the world.