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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park/ Chattanooga Battlefields

Point Park, Point Park Road, Chattanooga, TN 37350, USA  | More on: Chickamauga » | Chattanooga »

This National Military Park commemorates the Battle of Chickamauga and the Battles for Chattanooga. The objective was the Chattanooga, Tennessee, region, the gateway to the Deep South. Without a fight the Union army maneuvered the Confederates out of Chattanooga, and despite being defeated at Chickamauga on September 19-20, 1863, they were able to hold onto the city. The Confederates, failing to properly exploit their Chickamauga victory, lay siege to the town, and two months later were defeated in the Battles for Chattanooga on November 23-25, 1863. Fighting on Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge was most decisive.


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From I-24, use Exits 174, 175 or 178 for Lookout Mountain and follow the signs up Lookout Mountain to Point Park

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, handicapped access, gift shop.

Regular Events

November on weekend closest to battle dates, anniversary commemorations.

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Admission Fee

The Chattanooga Battlefields are Free except for the Point Park area on the Lookout Mountain Battlefield: $3.00 Dollars per person (16 and over.)


Lookout Mountain Battlefield is 9:00 A.M. to one hour before sunset. The rest of the Chattanooga Battlefield grounds are Open: Sunrise to sunset



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