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.

walnut st bridge from north

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.

Fees apply.

Activity type
Top rope climbing, beginner to advanced.

Related Activities
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.

GPS Coordinates
35.060318,-85.306953

Google Map to Walnut Wall and Outdoor Chattanooga

Dates | Hours 
Scheduled programs

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
30

Grades
5.5 - 5.11 (YDS)

Recommended Gear
All gear and instruction provided.
Pants or longer shorts and closed toe shoes recommended.

Rest Rooms
Yes, at Outdoor Chattanooga, Walker Pavilion and the Coolidge Park Carousel.

Pets
No. Dogs are not allowed in Coolidge Park.
Yes, in all other downtown parks, including the Walnut St. Bridge.

Contact Informaton
Outdoor Chattanooga
200 River St. in Coolidge Park
Chattanooga, TN  37405
(423) 643-6888
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Walnut Wall (Top Rope)