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Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields

Hwy 148, Lookout Mountain, TN
+1 423-821-7786
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Stop, if only for the views

There is plenty of history to be found at Point Park. And when you see the magnificent views... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
Terrific view and history too

National Park with a terrific view of Chattanooga and surrounding area. Entry fee is $7 per adult... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SoxFan_2013
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Part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, these grounds commemorate the "Battle Above the Clouds" that was fought on Lookout Mountain in 1863.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hwy 148, Lookout Mountain, TN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is plenty of history to be found at Point Park. And when you see the magnificent views, you'll understand why Point Park is such a part of history. It has a great view overlooking the Tennessee River. Part of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

National Park with a terrific view of Chattanooga and surrounding area. Entry fee is $7 per adult, but passes are accepted. Parking is $3/hour and you can easily get through the park in less than 2 hours at a leisurely pace. We didn’t do the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Point Park sits atop Lookout Mountain, and is part of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. The drive up the mountain is a series of winding switchbacks. There is a small parking area at the top, but the city charges for parking. It does, however,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gorgeous park- the view from the top of the Point is UNBELIEVABLE!!! The history behind the locale is long and storied- the thought of soldiers fighting up the sides of this Mountain is almost unreal. It is defined worth the visit and the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

National Park at the top has the best view of the Tennessee River area. Park employees knowledgeable and very nice and helpful.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was nice to see that pieces of history is being preserved at this park. We did not take the guided tour but walked around on our own. Interesting information to be seen.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit … was a nice day, and the spring blooms were just getting started. I imagine this park is much more lush in the summer and fall, but I still enjoyed the walk, plus the view of the Tennessee River is amazing. Definitely recommended....More

Thank Jim L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a civil war buff but can appreciate the history of this area. The park ranger tour was okay, he had a lot of knowledge but the tour was just in one area talking about the war. There are a few exhibits there, a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park had some great views to take in as well as history. If you are interested in history definitely make this place a stop. Also there is a gift shop across the street from the park that have fantastic prices and souvenirs from Lookout...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Point Park is a history lovers dream! It offers spectacular views, while also allowing you to see where history was made. It was wonderful to be able to see the Chattanooga Battles areas from atop Lookout Mountain. Be sure to attend the Ranger tour, which...More

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HGAL2015
July 24, 2018|
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Response from CHAS S | Reviewed this property |
110 Point Park Rd, Lookout Mountain, TN 37350 Free parking behind park information across street from entrance!
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HGAL2015
July 24, 2018|
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Response from CyndyandByron | Reviewed this property |
There is a restroom in the museum all the way down at the Point, but it requires a little climbing to access the building. There is also a restroom in the gift shop just before you enter the park. No climbing needed for... More
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nataliebrandt2018
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Response from Jackie P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we walked around it after closing time
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