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.
Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park completed and submitted its Social Media Strategy to the Southeast Regional Office in January 2012 and immediately began reaching out to new audiences via Facebook. Read more
On November 21, 2011, a large crowd gathered at Bragg Reservation on Missionary Ridge to formally dedicate the new plaque to the 18th U.S. Infantry. Read more
Civil War Trust Park Day 2012 was a great success. On Saturday, March 31, 68 volunteers contributed nearly 250 hours on work projects at Chickamauga Battlefield, Moccasin Bend National Archeological District, and Lookout Mountain Battlefield. Read more
In November 2011, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park hosted at preservation lab practical for NPS Preservation and Skills Training (PAST) students and mentors. Read more
Did You Know?
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.