• Cannons overlook the City of Chattanooga from atop Lookout Mountain

    Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    National Military Park GA,TN

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  • 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 »

General Information

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Where is Moccasin Bend?

GPS Coordinates: 35.03813, -85.3377363

Directions:
Located on the banks of the Tennessee River just across from downtown Chattanooga, the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District is easily accessible from I-24:

From Atlanta: drive I-75 North to I-24 West, then follow directions below.
From Knoxville: drive I-75 South to I-24 West, then follow directions below
From Nashville: I-24 East, then follow directions below.
From Birmingham: follow I-59 to I-24 East, then follow directions below.
From Huntsville: follow Hwy 72 to I-24 East, then from I-24:

I-24 to downtown Chattanooga.
U.S. Highway 27 North
Take Manufacturers Road exit, just after crossing the bridge
Left on Manufacturers Road .5 mile to Hamm Road
Left on Hamm Road for .8 mile to Moccasin Bend Road
Left on Moccasin Bend Road .9 miles to Blue Blazes Trailhead on right.

 

 
 
Cahokia (ca. 1150 A.D.)

Moccasin Bend Accomodations

Hours of Operation: 6:00 a.m. - Sunset

Visitor Center: The National Park Service currently does not have a Visitor Center building located on Moccasin Bend National Archeological District.

Public Facilities: There are currently no public facilities located on Moccasin Bend.

Camping: There is no overnight camping available on Moccasin Bend at this time.

Hiking: The Blue Blazes Trail may be accessed off Moccasin Bend Road and is a 3.22 mile circular hiking trail.

Biking: Bicycles are allowed on the paved and gravel surfaces on Moccasin Bend.

Fees: Free

 

 

 

Did You Know?

Kelly House still standing on battlefield

More American soldiers died in training on the Chickamauga Battlefield during the Spanish American War than died during that four month long war.