• Cannons overlook the City of Chattanooga from atop Lookout Mountain

    Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    National Military Park GA,TN

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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.

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Did You Know?

Lookout Mountain artillery

Captain Eli Lilly commanded a battery of artillery that saw heavy and successful action during the Battle of Chickamauga. Following the Civil War, Lilly, a pharmaceutical chemist, founded Eli Lilly and Company, a company which today is one of the largest in the world.