Basic Information

3370 LaFayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

From I-75, take exit 350 onto Battlefield Parkway (GA HWY 2) and continue to the intersection of Battlefield Parkway and LaFayette Road. Turn left onto LaFayette Road and continue for approximately 1 mile. The visitor center will be on the right. From I-24, take exit 180 onto Rossville Boulevard (US HWY 27). Continue south to the intersection of Battlefield Parkway. Drive through the intersection, continuing on the LaFayette Road. The visitor center will be on the right.

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

All units of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park are open for visitation during daylight hours, with the following exceptions: Cravens House is open seasonally based on personnel availability. Point Park gate is open at 8:30 am daily. Sanders Road Picnic Area on Lookout Mountain is closed. US Highway 27 Picnic Area closed December 1 - March 15. Wilder Brigade Monument closed December 1 - March 15. Signal Mountain Restrooms closed December 1 - March 15.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: - Sunset
  • Monday: - Sunset
  • Tuesday: - Sunset
  • Wednesday: - Sunset
  • Thursday: - Sunset
  • Friday: - Sunset
  • Saturday: - Sunset

Additional Information

The climate in northern Georgia is generally temperate. Short, cool winters give relief from hot summers. Most visitors enjoy this area during long, mild fall and spring seasons.

Entrance Fees:

Point Park (Lookout Mountain Battlefield) Entrance Fee - Per Person - $5.00

An entry fee is charged per person, ages 16 and older, ages 15 and under enter the park for free. The entrance ticket covers the number of individuals entering Point Park and is valid for 7 days from the time of purchase. Entrance tickets must be purchased at the fee station at the Point Park gate. **Annual Passes, Volunteer Passes, Senior Passes, and Access Passes are accepted at Point Park (these passes cannot be scanned in the fee machines)**

Chickamauga Battlefield - $0.00

No entrance fee is charged at Chickamauga Battlefield

Missionary Ridge - $0.00

There are no entrance fees for any of the reservations on Missionary Ridge. The reservations include: Sherman Reservation Bragg Reservation 73rd Pennsylvania Reservation Ohio Reservation Iowa Reservation De Long Reservation Turchin Reservation

Orchard Knob - $0.00

There is no entrance fee at Orchard Knob Reservation.

Moccasin Bend National Archeological District - $0.00

There are no entrance fees at any of the sites on Moccasin Bend National Archeological District

Signal Point - $0.00

There is no entrance fee to Signal Point Reservation

Cravens House (Lookout Mountain Battlefield) - $0.00

There is no entrance fee at Cravens House Reservation

Entrance Passes:

Point Park Annual Pass - $30.00

Visitors who purchase a Point Park Annual Pass can visit Point Park on an unlimited basis throughout the year. The pass allows entry to the park for the pass owner and three other individuals. Passes are available for purchase ONLY at the fee station at Lookout Mountain Battlefield (Point Park), Friday through Tuesday. If you are planning to purchase a pass during your visit, please call the Lookout Mountain Battlefield (423-821-7786) ahead of time to ensure the fee station will be open.

Lifetime Senior Pass - $80.00

A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the US, age 62 or older. One person can sign the pass. Passes are available for purchase ONLY at the fee station at Lookout Mountain Battlefield (Point Park), Friday through Tuesday. If you are planning to purchase a pass during your visit, please call the Lookout Mountain Battlefield (423-821-7786) ahead of time to ensure the fee station will be open.

Annual Pass - $80.00

An annual pass valid 12 months from month of purchase. Two people can sign the pass. *current US Military Members and 4th graders are eligible for different annual passes* Passes are available for purchase ONLY at the fee station at Lookout Mountain Battlefield (Point Park), Friday through Tuesday. If you are planning to purchase a pass during your visit, please call the Lookout Mountain Battlefield (423-821-7786) ahead of time to ensure the fee station will be open.

Access Pass - $0.00

A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the US who have a permanent disability, regardless of age. One person can sign the pass. Passes are available for purchase ONLY at the fee station at Lookout Mountain Battlefield (Point Park), Friday through Tuesday. If you are planning to purchase a pass during your visit, please call the Lookout Mountain Battlefield (423-821-7786) ahead of time to ensure the fee station will be open.

Annual Senior Pass - $20.00

A yearly pass for citizens or permanent residents of the US, age 62 or older. One person can sign the pass. Four annual Senior Passes purchased in consecutive years can be traded in for a lifetime pass. Passes are available for purchase ONLY at the fee station at Lookout Mountain Battlefield (Point Park), Friday through Tuesday. If you are planning to purchase a pass during your visit, please call the Lookout Mountain Battlefield (423-821-7786) ahead of time to ensure the fee station will be open.

Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center

The Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center is located at the north end of Chickamauga Battlefield. Inside are museum exhibits on the Battle of Chickamauga and Campaign for Chattanooga, as well as the Fuller Gun Collection. There is a bookstore administered by Eastern National and an orientation film is shown every half hour. The Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 am to 5 pm but is closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center

Atop Lookout Mountain, discover details about the siege of Chattanooga and the battles for control of the city. View exhibits and the historic 13- by 30-foot James Walker painting,THE BATTLE OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN. Point Park has battery positions, monuments, exhibits, trails, and views. The Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at Point Park is open daily from 8:30 am to 5 pm. The visitor center is closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.

 
Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center
Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center and Operations Building

NPS

The purpose of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is to preserve, protect and interpret for the benefit of the public the nationally significant history, stories, and resources associated with the Civil War campaign for Chattanooga including the battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga; and the 12,000 years of American Indian presence on the Moccasin Bend Peninsula.

Last updated: March 9, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3370 LaFayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Phone:

(706) 866-9241

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