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Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park

Contact Info
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Phone:
706-866-9241
Basics
Type:
Other

Description

In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, the gateway to the deep south. The Confederates were victorious at nearby Chickamauga in September, but renewed fighting in Chattanooga in November gave Union troops final control. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nation's first, was created in 1890 to preserve and commemorate these battlefields.

Hours + Fees

Hours:

OPERATING HOURS AND SEASONS

All units of the National Military Park are open between sunrise and sunset.

The Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center and Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center are open daily from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. Both visitor centers are closed on Christmas Day.

The historic Cravens House on Lookout Mountain is open for tours during the summer. Contact the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at 423-821-7786 for hours of operation.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Chickamauga Battlefield:

From Interstate 75
At Exit 350 take Battlefield Parkway (Georgia 2) west to Fort Oglethorpe. Turn left at the intersection of Battlefield Parkway and Lafayette Road. Go one mile on Lafayette Road to the park entrance and visitor center.

From Interstate 24
At Exit 180, take U.S. Highway 27 south (Rossville Boulevard) to Fort Oglethorpe. At the intersection of Battlefield Parkway, continue straight through the intersection onto Lafayette Road to the park entrance one mile ahead.

Lookout Mountain Battlefield

From Interstate 24
At Exit 178 follow signs to Lookout Mountain. At the top of Lookout Mountain follow signs to Point Park where the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center is located.

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