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Very well kept military history park

There is an extensive collection of old rifles in the park museum where you can watch a movie that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jimmy C
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Boise
Nice museum and driving tour

The visitors center and museum do a great job overviewing the battles. There is also a very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pam B
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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America's first and largest military park is located just over the border from Tennessee.
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Lafayette Road, 1 mile south of Hwy 2 & Hwy 27 intersection, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
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+1 423-821-7786
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is an extensive collection of old rifles in the park museum where you can watch a movie that explains the battle of Chickamauga. Outside there are many driving trails and bicycle trails over mostly level grounds. There are monuments galore honoring the troops from...More

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The visitors center and museum do a great job overviewing the battles. There is also a very nice gun exhibit. The narrated driving tour is with doing. There are many beautiful monuments along the drive. A must for civil was enthusiasts.

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Visitors' Centre sets the tone with helpful and knowledgeable Rangers at reception, a dramatic film and a plethora of exhibits and informative detail. The self-guided and self-driven battlefield tour was enhanced by the driving rain and this lent additional poignancy to the mementoes sited...More

Thank Graham K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Point Park, found the experience both interesting and also calming, such a well maintained facility giving the fallen all the respect and recognition they deserve and the visitor a real insight into the history and reason for the conflict here. Thank you for the...More

Thank Jon068
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove out here to look at the battlefield. The scale of the battlefield is unbelievable and the actual closeness of some of the firing lines is shocking. The monuments and markers are beautifully carved and sculpted. We were there during a drizzly midweek evening...More

Thank Unlucky-itseemz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was a lot of information and it was all very well presented. It was amazing to stand where you knew was once a fierce sight. Our young children even found interest. They also enjoyed being outside in real history. The Wilder tower was their...More

Thank Cassie F
Reviewed August 18, 2018

While the battle that took place at Chickamauga was a win for the Confederates it in fact marked a turning point in the war as the Union side followed it up with a win inn Chattanooga which set the stage for Sherman's march through Georgia....More

Thank John B
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Were sorry we didn't have longer to spend here. It was well worth the time that we had here though. It is a valuable historical place and even the family members that weren't really in to history enjoyed their visit. We would love to come...More

Thank Vacationrare
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

The last war that America itself has waged. It is a valuable historical place that is very respectfully maintained and maintained by volunteers. Highly recommended to not forget what others have done for our freedom.

Thank RNBE
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Although we only had a brief visit, we enjoyed the visitor center which included a film and gift shop. What carnage occur in wars! We also enjoyed driving through the many roads in this battlefield. I wish we had the time to do the ranger...More

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parraboy
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Jef N | Reviewed this property |
In three hours you could see a few of the main attractions, such as Wilder Tower and Snodgrass hill. The park is about 30 minutes from Chattanooga.
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parraboy
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Philip W | Reviewed this property |
I was there in January and spent about 3 hours in the park.. t is possible to spend a lot more time, but 3 hours gave plenty of time to see the park and reflect upon what went on here. Stop at the visitor's center to get... More
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MountainCityMater
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Jef N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you have to clean up after them.
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