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 »
Free Entrance to Point Park - Martin Luther King Day
Contact: Kim Coons, 423-752-5213 x139
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is pleased to announce the waiver of entrance fees to enter Point Park on top of Lookout Mountain, on Monday, January 20. Experience the majestic views from Chattanooga's surrounding landscapes found in our nation's first National Military Park.
Celebrate Dr. King's legacy by spending quality time with loved ones and experience the great outdoors in your national parks. All park entrance fees, including commercial tour entrance fees will be waived at all 401 national parks January 20. This fee-free Monday provides an opportunity for individuals and families alike to take an affordable day to explore a nearby national treasure.
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.