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Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting Place and lots of Views.

We chose to do Point Park rather than Rock City, and enjoyed our visit. Children younger than 16... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ktrind
Great hiking and great views

Very nice park with many historical and educational markers. View from the rim of the park is... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2019
Mehgan W
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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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Hwy 148, Lookout Mountain, TN
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to do Point Park rather than Rock City, and enjoyed our visit. Children younger than 16 are free, which is an excellent deal for families! However, you are on or near the ledges so I recommend keeping a close eye on kiddos. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views were great and good history but not worth going if you are doing Rock City. They had a ton of hiking trails that led from the park. We didn't do any of them but would consider next time.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019

Very nice park with many historical and educational markers. View from the rim of the park is spectacular. Several hiking trails from easy to moderate . Parking is limited and rather expensive-$6.00 per vehicle and park admission is $7.00.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Mehgan W
Reviewed December 17, 2018

WE almost did not go into this National Park venue. They charge $7 per person to enter. We are not unhappy that we did this because it set up a great mountain hike for us on the following day. When you enter you are greeted...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We rode the incline railway up and walked the few short blocks to the park. We stopped in the visitor center for a minute to look around. The park ranger was helpful and nice. We then moved onto the park to finish up the kids'...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Haxeleye
Reviewed November 17, 2018

The cannons and the other munitions are only the first page of this experience. Known s "The Battle Above the Clouds", the battles for Chattanooga are among the Civil War's most amazing, in my opinion. simply because of the terrain that had to be navigated....More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Sandi G
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Since we have Federal Land Passes, admission was free. There is also a NPS visitors center across the street (free). The park is very well kept and the views are breathtaking. Stopping to read the placards and visiting the small museum on the walking path...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gerry F
Reviewed November 15, 2018

My second visit was with my sister as it was her first. The views as always are amazing from the top of Lookout Mountain.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dmbakerphd
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Easy to visit, fabulous views, and a priceless way to grasp an important part of the Civil War. The Visitor Center provides explanation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank over50yearsyoung
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The loop can be walked in less than 10 minutes. Stopping to read the history, and see the views could take you 30-60 minutes. It's nice, and well kept--but $7?! The only restroom is a port-a-pot.

Date of experience: November 2018
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JankyJans
February 11, 2019|
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Response from 964john | Reviewed this property |
You are on top of a mountain. There are plenty of cliffs.
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HGAL2015
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Response from 163chass | Reviewed this property |
110 Point Park Rd, Lookout Mountain, TN 37350 Free parking behind park information across street from entrance!
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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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