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Chickamauga Battlefield

Lafayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
+1 706-866-9241
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Another great learning opportunity

This no entry fee facility was an interesting piece of civil war history. The visitor center was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ron T
The Villages, Florida

This battlefield is the oldest and largest of America's Civil War parks. As battlefields girl, it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny W
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Lafayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
+1 706-866-9241
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This no entry fee facility was an interesting piece of civil war history. The visitor center was very clean and provides a video storyline explaining Chickamauga's place during the war. The National Park Rangers were very pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable. There are numerous artifacts on...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This battlefield is the oldest and largest of America's Civil War parks. As battlefields girl, it is massive. Do not plan on covering the whole thing in one day, or on foot, especially if you are a history buff. Horseback riding and bikes are great...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited the battlefield after evacuating Florida due to Hurricane Irma. A friend recommended we visit Chickamauga knowing that I am a history buff. It did not disappoint. It left us all w/ goosebumps and more knowledge around this time in our past. The...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family was thrilled to hear and see birds, watch deer playing from a distance. The deer can be seen of the evening, just before dark when they feed. Also can watch the parent deers and fawns make a place to sleep by finding tall...More

Thank kandc902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starting at the museum you will learn about the different kinds and styles of weapons and uniforms and modes of travel and upstairs they have a lecture. Take the tour of the park and take your time and enjoy.

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Folklore tells us that "Chickamauga" means the "River of Death." The wounded, killed, and exhausted soldiers covered the sacred grounds of this hallowed battlefield from September 18th-20th before the Federal troops made a miraculous retreat back to Chattanooga to fight another day. Folklore named Union...More

Thank reymoore21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The visitor's center and the grounds atvthis historic site were both well maintained. Monuments everywhere marking various people/parts of the battle. We did not do the narrated driving tour, but drove through at our own pace with our children. Landscape is lovely even if you...More

Thank candyjane11
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Words cannot describe this place, the second bloodiest battle of the civil war took place on these hallow grounds. It is so beautiful and peaceful now. The grounds are immense, so you drive through the park. But please try and take the tour with the...More

Thank momo451
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

I live three minutes from this beautiful place. It is great for running and biking! I have gone for a hike and running at 6 AM with no problems. I love the views and all the wildlife. Perfect place to visit and learn about the...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

"The battlefield," as local people call it, is part of, or another name for, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. This park is a must for any Civil War buff visiting the area, especially when special, historical events or tours are offered, but is also...More

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August 21, 2017|
Response from mountainlane | Reviewed this property |
I think you sent this comment to the wrong reviewer. My review mentioned nothing about casualty rates of the Spanish American War.
Roxanna B
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Drew S | Reviewed this property |
No problem with pets.....just pick up after yourselves. Sorry to have to say that, however there are so many who do not and it is a problem. There are many people who walk their pets through the wooded trails.