Bluff Trail Closed on Lookout Mountain Battlefield
Bluff Trail will be closed effective February 10, 2014, and will remain closed until further notice. The section of trail that is closed is south of the Cravens House trail and north of Sunset Rock.
Closures - Wilder Brigade Monument and Hwy 27 By-Pass Picnic Area
The interior of the Wilder Brigade Monument (Tour Stop #6) at Chickamauga Battlefield and the US Highway 27 Picnic Area will be closed from December 1, 2013, to March 15, 2014.
Accessing Moccasin Bend National Archeological District
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?
In 1838, twenty-five years before he led the Confederate army defending Chattanooga, North Carolina native Braxton Bragg was part of a U.S. Army unit assigned to roundup and relocate members of the Cherokee Nation from the very area of much of the eventual Civil War Campaign for Chattanooga.