Visitor Guide

Town Green & Chief John Ross Pedestrian Bridge

West 1st Street & West 3rd Avenue, Rome, GA 30161


Town Green Fountain open 10 am to 10 pm, Labor Day to October 31

Rome’s Town Green & urban riverfront, featuring the Chief John Ross Memorial Bridge, are centrally located in vibrant Downtown Rome. The Town Green is a popular space for public events. The pedestrian bridge provides easy access between downtown and the River District.


  • Kids and kids at heart will enjoy cooling off in the splash pad and fountain during the warm weather months
  • History buffs will enjoy the moving tribute to the rivers through stone historic markers
  • Walk to downtown shops, restaurants and hotels
  • Chief John Ross Pedestrian Bridge provides access to the River District
  • Downtown Rome offers free First Friday concerts at the Town Green from June to September
  • View the Ellen Axson Wilson Monument
  • Access the AdventHealth ECO Greenway, a multi-purpose trail system that connects downtown to local parks and sights
  • Visit the Rome Area History Center (free entry) located adjacent to the Town Green
  • Public restrooms are located on the first floor of the parking deck beside the Town Green
  • Enjoy events and performances at the Forum River Center


Located adjacent to The Forum River Center and the Rome Area History Center, Rome’s Town Green offers expanded view of the riverfront, complete with swings and benches to enjoy views.


The 3rd Avenue Parking Deck offers paid public parking and is located beside the Town Green.

Parking Fees: First hour of parking is free; after the first hour, it is $1 per hour for up to eight hours. If time exceeds eight hours, it is $8 to park all day. You must check-in at the parking deck kiosk or parking app to attain the first hour of free parking.
– Pay to park using ParkMobile app

Street Parking: Downtown street parking is free, but is limited to 3 hours a day.

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