• 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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

All units of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park are open between 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time and sunset.

  • Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

Both Visitor Centers are closed on Christmas Day and on New Years Day.

The historic Cravens House on Lookout Mountain is open for tours Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the summer. Cravens House closes at 5:00 p.m. Contact Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at 423-821-7786 for additional information.


The summer season provides a wider variety of ranger led programs for the public. Please check our summer schedule for programs offered.

The summer season is from Memorial Day to August.

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.