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Ross's Landing

Ross' Landing during the annual Head of the Hooch Rowing Regatta
Racing oars staged during the Head of the Hooch Rowing Regatta.

Ross' Landing is the center of activity and history on the downtown Chattanooga waterfront.  The site is a public park and performance venue, with the main stage being the Tennessee River. Visitors can use the tiered seating to watch regattas, races, concerts or just watch daily activity on the river. 

The area was named for Capt. John Ross and is known primarily as a launching point for forced removal of Native Americans during the forced removal of 1838, or "Trail of Tears." 

Hours Open: 24/7

Seasons Open: All Seasons

Visitor Fees: No fees

How to Get There

From U.S. 27 North in Downtown Chattanooga, take the 4th St. exit. Turn left on Chestnut St. and go south three blocks to Riverfront Parkway. Parking is available on the street or in lots all along the riverfront.

 ADA Accessibility Notes

Ross' Landing is accessible.

 Pet Friendly Notes

Ross' Landing and the Green are dog friendly on leash. 

For More Information, Contact:

City of Chattanooga Parks and Recreation
1102 South Watkins St., Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 425-6311

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Latitude: 35.056804800
Longitude: -85.312271100
Elevation: 636 FT (194 M)
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