Overview
Lake Winnepesaukah is located in Rossville, Georgia near Chattanooga Tennessee. Affectionately known as Lake Winnie by the locals, this park has entertained multiple Southern generations since opening to the public in 1927.

During the Winter of 1926-1927, the park's founder built the "Boat Chute," a unique splash ride that still operates today. People came from Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, and all over North Georgia to chill in the cool spring water on hot Summer days. The Richardson Tribe enjoys hearing stories from Rebecca's Mom about visiting the park on a date with her father over 60 years ago.

As the years passed, rides were added, improved, expanded, and updated. A mini-scale train track was built around the park's perimeter, and a nice long antique car track was also added. Eventually, a nice wooden roller coaster was added. The legendary Cannon-Ball roller coaster is named for the Civil War relics often found in is area around the turn of the century. Chickamauga, one of the most notorious Civil War battlefields, is located very near here, and many skirmishes took place all around North Georgia and Chattanooga.

Today, there are a good many rides for a wide variety of ages. We loved bringing the kids when they were very young, because there are lots of kiddy rides. 2011 is really the first year that we've been able to enjoy the big kid rides, and there are more than I thought.


Kiddie Rides
Airplanes   Bumble Bees   Frog Hopper   Jumbo Elephants   Kiddie Boats   Kiddie Swings   Lady Bugs   Motorcycles   Parachutes   Sports Cars  
Whale

Additionally, the park has an intimate outdoor amphitheater that features numerous concerts throughout the Summer season. The park is also host to many parties and reunions. Several large pavilions can be rented, and you can bring your own food. There is a wonderful new play area and a very nice miniature golf course if the rides get too exciting.

If you come to Lake Winnie expecting Disney, you will be disappointed, or not, depending on your perspective. The rides aren't as "fantastic" as Disney, sure, but you don't have to stand in line for an hour either. If you come to the park with an appreciation of the history, you'll overlook some of the faded paint. I can guarantee you one thing, the kids will love it, and isn't that what it's all about?

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Features

Rating (1-10)

Description

NEW AT LAKE WINNIE!!!
The 2013 season at Lake Winnepesauka will welcome a new feature to the historic amusement park:

SOAKya Water Park features water slides, a Surf Lagoon, and a slow flowing Adventure River. Watch this video for an early view of the new addition.


Photo from http://www.lakewinnie.com/

Official website 9 Lake Winnie's website has a good design and is very informative. As I explored, I was pleased to find educational resources for parents and teachers,
Rides

8

Local Attractions

10

Chattanooga is an awesome city filled with incredible things to do. There is Chester Frost Park, Lookout Mountain, Rock City, Ruby Falls, the Tennessee River, Tennessee Aquarium, Lula Lake Land Trust, Chattanooga Zoo, Chattanooga Choo Choo, and more....

Places to camp near Lake Winnepesaukah

9 Remarkably, camping options are limited in the scenic city. There are several campgrounds, but we really like Chester Frost Park.
*Note: We rate only the amenities we have personally reviewed.

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