Parking Lots and Mountain Road Closing Early
On April 15, 16, and 17, 2014, the Visitor Center parking lot is closing at 5:30 and the mountain road is closing at 4 pm. Visitors are encouraged to use the overflow parking lot and the mountain trail to access the top of the mountain.
There is a $190 nonrefundable application fee for permits. Permits are handled through the Chief Ranger's Office with final approval by the Superintendent. The permit holder must have written agreement with them during their activity.Permits will NOT be issued for weddings (or like functions) or for memorials (i.e. spreading of ashes); these activities are in direct violation of our enabling legislation thus are not permitted.
For additional information, contact the Superintendent at 770-427-4686 ext. 228 or via email.
Per 36CFR 2.35(a)(3)(f)(C):
For organized running groups, such as school track and cross country teams, You will need to have approval before you are permitted to engage in organized activities at the Battlefield. Fill out the Special Use Permit Application for Running Groups and submit it for approval to the Chief Ranger.
Did You Know?
Did you know that a temporary truce was called at Cheatham Hill [aka The Dead Angle] by Col. William H. Martin of the 1st Arkansas Regiment so that the dead and injured could be removed. The battle resumed once the bodies were removed.