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.
Park to Close Long Hollow Road Extension
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
For more information about this road closure, please contact Chief Ranger Todd Roeder at 423-752-5213 X 119
Did You Know?
The four Union generals given credit for bringing an end to the Civil War (Generals Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, and Philip Sheridan) were all in Chattanooga in the autumn of 1863.