• Cannons overlook the City of Chattanooga from atop Lookout Mountain

    Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    National Military Park GA,TN

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  • 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 »

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?

Union monuments on Snodgrass Hill

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.