• Cannons overlook the City of Chattanooga from atop Lookout Mountain

    Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    National Military Park GA,TN

Accessing Moccasin Bend National Archeological District


Moccasin Bend National Archeological District sign off Moccasin Bend Road

Friends of Moccasin Bend National Park

Public access on National Park Service property at Moccasin Bend National Archeological District is at the Blue Blazes Trail.

The following procedures are in place to access other areas of the district:

Two weeks prior to arrival, groups must contact Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Please call 423-752-5213 x117 or email to request approval.

Once groups gain approval for a date and time to visit, a National Park Service Ranger must be present with the respective group at all times while on Moccasin Bend National Archeological District.

You may click here to retrieve a .pdf version of this information.

Did You Know?

Union monuments on Snodgrass Hill

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.