• Cannons overlook the City of Chattanooga from atop Lookout Mountain

    Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    National Military Park GA,TN

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  • 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.

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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park provides up-to-date information concerning the park via press releases and other media outlets. For additional information on special park news and events, please click the News Releases link or click here for the park's schedule of events. The park also has a newsletter that informs the public about upcoming events and includes various articles about happenings in the park. To reach the newsletter, please click the Park Newsletter link above.

The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news events, accomplishments, employee recognitions, special and re-occurring events which occur within and around the units of the Park Service.

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park provides press releases to local and regional newspapers, the park also posts current news releases and past news releases on its web site.



Did You Know?

Union monuments on Snodgrass Hill

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.