Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park

  • 3370 Lafayette Rd
  • Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
The oldest and largest of America's Civil War parks, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (NMP), commemorates the 1863 battles for Chattanooga that marked a major turning point in the war. The NMP spans the borders of Georgia and Tennessee, with major units at Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Orchard Knob and Signal Point. The park is headquartered at Chickamauga Battlefield, where the fields and woods of northwest Georgia witnessed the last major Confederate victory of the Civil War. Moccasin Bend National Archeological District, the newest addition to the NMP in 2003, not only commemorates the Civil War but preserves over 12,000 years of human history and heritage.

The Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center includes extensive exhibits, the Fuller Gun Collection, an orientation film and fiber optic map, maps of hiking and biking routes, and information on how to experience the Civil War history offered at the park units.

Chickamauga Battlefield hours of operation: Open daily 6 a.m. - sunset (EST). Admission to the Chickamauga visitor center and battlefield is free. Visitor center hours of operation 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST).
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July 26, 2019

On Friday, July 26, at 8:30 am, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, in partnership with Outdoor Chattanooga, will conduct a FREE, 3- hour, historical kayak tour. In late July 1839, Jacob Cummings liberated himself from slavery on the...

August 3, 2019

On Saturday, August 3, and on Sunday, August 4, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will conduct living history programs at Chickamauga Battlefield on the experiences of the Confederate Orphan Brigade. Programs will take place at...

Dates vary between May 18, 2019 - October 19, 2019

Grab your bike and visit the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park for a series of free, historical bike tours throughthe battlefield. This year’s tours are scheduled for May 18, September 21, and October 19. They begin at 9:30 am at...

Dates vary between September 21, 2019 - October 19, 2019

Join Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Outdoor Chattanooga for this free, leisurely paced bicycle tour through Chickamauga Battlefield. National Park Service rangers provide recounts of the history of the battlefield during...