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Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park

Historic or Prehistoric Place, Historic Site or Trail

ADA Accessibility Notes

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Chickamauga Battlefield

The 5,300 acre Chickamauga Battlefield, scene of the last major Confederate victory of the American Civil War, contains numerous monuments, historical tablets, wayside exhibits, and trails. Major points of interest can be reached by following the seven-mile auto tour located in the offical park brochure. Additionally, visitors can choose to use the park's "Dial and Discover" cell phone tour to enhance the experience. The Visitor Center includes various exhibits, an orientation film, a fiber optic battlefield map, a bookstore, and the Claud E. and Zenada O. Fuller Collection of American Military Shoulder Arms.

Lookout Mountain Battlefield

The 3,000 acre Lookout Mountain Battlefield contains monuments, historical markers, trails, and scenic vistas. Point Park, a unit of the Lookout Mountain Battlefield, is located on top of the mountain and is the most prominent feature in the area. The Visitor Center, located across the street from the Point Park entrance gate, displays artist James Walker’s 13 x 30 foot painting the “Battle of Lookout Mountain." Self-starting audio visual programs and various other artifacts and exhibits are also located inside the Visitor Center.

How to Get There

Visitor Center Physical Address: 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

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.

Pet Friendly Notes

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Time Period Represented

Civil War


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

Seasons Open

The summer season provides a wider variety of ranger led programs for the public.


Visitor Fees

No entrance Fee for battlefield, $3 for Point Park atop Lookout Mt.

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