The Tennessee Riverpark is a paved, scenic, urban greenway that connects Saint Elmo, to downtown Chattanooga to Chickamauga Dam, 11.5 miles to the east.
Open for cyclists, joggers, skaters and walkers, the popularly named "Riverwalk" connects neighborhoods and business districts within Chattanooga and Hamilton County via numerous trailheads.
The Riverpark is open 24/7, except for a short, unlit section from the Fry Center to Chattanooga State Community College, which is closed after dark.
The Riverpark can be accessed from Saint Elmo, downtown Chattanooga, Chickamauga Dam and several parking lots in between (see map).
PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE TENNESSEE RIVERPARK FROM CHICKAMAUGA DAM TO THE BLUFF VIEW ARTS DISTRICT.
Distance from Chattanooga to Chickamauga Dam by Car
16 minutes | 10 miles
GPS Coordinates for Chickamauga Dam Trailhead
Leisure, family, easy, paved trail
Recreational cycling, inline skating, day hiking, canoeing, flat water kayaking
Dates | Hours
Open year round, 24/7
No. Pets are not allowed on the Riverwalk from Chickamauga Dam to the Bluff View Arts District.
Pets are allowed on the Walnut St. Bridge and other downtown parks except for Coolidge Park.
Hamilton County Parks