Temporary Trail Closures on Lookout Mountain (August 18, 2014)
The park is advising the public that portions of the Lookout Mountain trails will be temporarily closed on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 7 am until 2 pm.In case of inclement weather, work will begin on Tuesday, August 19. More »
If you are scheduling a field trip, here is some information concerning FEES at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.
Point Park on top of Lookout Mountain is the only Designated Fee Area located within Chickamauga and Chattanooga NMP. The fee is $3.00 per adult (age 16 or older). Children 15 years or younger are free. However, the park offers a fee waiver for educational institutions. School groups may recieve a fee waiver if you make reservations at least two weeks prior to your visit. A fee waiver application must be sumitted along with a letter of request on institution letterhead requesting and explaining reasons for the educational visit that are relevant to the parks purpose. Talks or guided tours must be reserved in advance and are subject to available staff. Fee Waiver Requests click here.
Did You Know?
James Garfield served as Major General William S. Rosecrans' Chief of Staff at Chickamauga. Four months after becoming President, Garfield was shot in the back by a disgruntled office seeker. Garfield died two months later on September 19, 1881, the anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.