Mountain Beautiful Trail Closure on Lookout Mountain
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising the Mountain Beautiful Trail will be closed effective January 2, 2013, and will remain closed until further notice. It is located on the east side of Lookout Mountain, above the Hardy Trail.
Death Knell of the Confederacy
In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, known as the "Gateway to the Deep South." The Confederates were victorious at nearby Chickamauga in September. However, renewed fighting in Chattanooga that November provided Union troops victory and control of the city. After the fighting, a Confederate soldier ominously wrote, "This...is the death-knell of the Confederacy."Read More
150th Anniversary - 2013
Join Chickamauga and Chattanooga NMP in commemorating events that took place here 150 years ago in September, October, and November.Read More
A Call To Arms - The Gateway City Falls
This year marks the 4th annual Summer Day Camp for Kids! Campers will learn about the Civil War in 1863 and take part in various hands-on activities.Read More
Summer Programs - 2013
The park will be offering a number of programs at Chickamauga Battlefield and Lookout Mountain Battlefield beginning June 2 and ending in August.Read More
Follow Us on Facebook
The national military park uses Facebook to keep visitors up-to-date on programs, special events, and other important occurances.Read More
One Park - Multiple Stories
The nearly 10,000 acre Park consists of multiple stories, ranging from pre-historic and historic archeological sites to Civil War battlefields.Read More
Trading Cards for Kids
Discover more than 500 stories about America’s journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.Read More
Did You Know?
More American soldiers died in training on the Chickamauga Battlefield during the Spanish American War than died during that four month long war.