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Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields

Hwy 148, Lookout Mountain, TN
423 821 7786
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Parks, Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, these grounds commemorate the "Battle Above the Clouds" that was fought on Lookout... more » Owner description: Part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, these grounds commemorate the "Battle Above the Clouds" that was fought on Lookout Mountain in 1863. « less
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

While everything else in the Lookout Mountain/Ruby Falls area is expensive, it is only $3.00 (plus parking meter parking) to enter the park. There are beautiful views from the mountain and a little walk-through museum. There are many steps for walking down the mountain. If you are in the area, it's worth seeing the park.

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Shelbyville, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Having visited Rock City several times we did not come across this until just recently. It is a jewel! Showed up around 9 pm July 3rd to find out that Chattanooga was about to do their fireworks at river front. We sat at the edge of Point Park and watched the fireworks. It was amazing. This place is beautiful and... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

When in Chattanooga, you have to visit Lookout mountain. Lots of history and a great view! Have been here a number of times, a favorite spot in area.

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gainesville, fl.
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Only $3, this is WELL worth the price! Don't pass it up! DO be careful, though, as some areas are not protected against falls; you might want to keep your children in check for their safety.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Beautiful place to take a walk & amazing views! Its a beautiful ride up to point park as well! Nearby you have the incline railway which you will see on your way up, lookout mountain & ruby falls. A little part of history up here & is worth taking time out to go see it!

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Mt Pleasant
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've been to Lookout Mountain all my life and don't know why I've never been to Point Park until this week! It's only $3 a person (used a debit card) and my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the gorgeous views and learning of the history of the battle that took place in the area! There are times posted when there... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Go for the views of the Tennessee River and Chattanoga, but stay for the history. We arrived just in time for one of the park rangers to give a very informative talk on the Civil War battles and importance of Chattanoga/Lookout Mountain. The talk was a little long (about 40 minutes), but very comprehensive and well worth the time. Don't... More

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Bartlett, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a beautiful park and a beautiful view. So glad we went to see this park. Hard to believe the geographic challenge the soldiers dealt with during the battles fought here. Very well kept.

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Atlanta, GA
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131 reviews 131 reviews
25 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you visit the park, try to time it when there is a free ranger tour. Anton gave a very detailed explanation of the battles and was very informative if you're interested in the Civil War or local history. Parking is by meter and it may fill up on a busy day. There are a few picnic tables that we... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Although I have visited Chickamauga numerous times, this was my first visit to the nearby NPS Chattanooga site. The view from Lookout Mountain is breathtaking and one comes away with a true appreciation of the courage and determination of the Union soldiers who conquered the mountains surrounding the city in 1863. The staff is friendly and the Ranger tour well... More

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