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 »
Entrance Fee Waived at Point Park First Weekend of National Park Week April 19 – 20, 2014
Contact: Kim Coons, 423-752-5213 x139
To encourage all Americans to visit their national parks, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will waive the entrance fee to enter Point Park on top of Lookout Mountain during the first weekend of National Park Week, from Saturday, April 19 through Sunday, April 20, 2014. Experience the majestic views found in our nation's first national military park.
This fee waiver at Point Park will cover entrance and commercial tour fees during the first weekend of National Park Week. Enjoy free entrance to all 401 national parks from April 19 – 20. Picture yourself exploring a nearby national treasure that you have never visited before. For more information visit http://www.nps.gov/pub_aff/plan_your_visit/index.htm.
Did You Know?
Ambrose Bierce, noted American writer of the late 19th Century, and author of "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," "Chickamauga," and other Civil War stories, served as topographical engineer (map maker) on General William B. Hazen's staff during the Chattanooga Campaign.