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    Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    National Military Park GA,TN

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    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.

Park to Close Long Hollow Road Extension

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Date: February 14, 2014
Contact: Todd Roeder, 423-752-5213 x119

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising the permanent closure of the Long Hollow Road Extension starting March 24, 2014. This access point into Chickamauga Battlefield is located directly west of the Wilder Brigade Monument. The closure will help protect the commemorative monuments that line the roadway, eliminate one non-gated railroad crossing and will help park staff protect cultural resources and visitors to the Wilder Brigade Monument. Other nearby roads that enter the National Military Park will continue to provide multiple points of access to the public. 

The park Superintendent will accept public comments until March 17, 2014. You can send your written comments to the following address:               

Chickamauga & Chattanooga NMP 
PO Box 2128               
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742               
Attn: Superintendent, RE: Road Closure. 

For more information about this road closure, please contact Chief Ranger Todd Roeder at 423-752-5213 X 119

Did You Know?

Cannon on display at visitor center

Chattanooga, a city with a population today of 171,279 people, had a population of 2,500 at the time of the Civil War.