• 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.

News Releases

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park's news releases and other information can be found below. The news release date and contact information are provided for each release. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the park.


 

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April 15, 2014
Training for a Splendid Little War
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center on Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27 for a living history weekend and ranger programs exploring the role Chickamauga Battlefield played as a training post during the Spanish American War.

April 08, 2014
Entrance Fee Waived at Point Park First Weekend of National Park Week April 19 – 20, 2014
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.

February 11, 2014
Bluff Trail Closed on Lookout Mountain Battlefield
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising a portion of the 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. Chickamauga and Chattanooga NMP is reviewing possible repair options but has not decided on a course of action at this time.

February 07, 2014
Ohio Students Leading the Way in Restoring the Ohio State Monument on Missionary Ridge
Students from Waggoner Road Middle School in Reynoldsburg, Ohio are leading the effort to restore the Ohio State Monument that stands proudly on Missionary Ridge as part of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

Did You Know?

Slocumbs Battery

In 1838, twenty-five years before he led the Confederate army defending Chattanooga, North Carolina native Braxton Bragg was part of a U.S. Army unit assigned to roundup and relocate members of the Cherokee Nation from the very area of much of the eventual Civil War Campaign for Chattanooga.