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Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields

Hwy 148, Lookout Mountain, TN
+1 423-821-7786
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Excellent for Civil War History

At the top of the Incline Railway, turn right as you leave the gift shop, walk through an array of... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2010
JamesII
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Toronto, Canada
Memorable experience

After reading up on some of the reviews of Point Park, we decided to make a trek up the mountain... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2009
wilsonBoston_MA
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Huntsville, Alabama
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ochs museum” (16 reviews)
“honor system” (18 reviews)
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Hwy 148, Lookout Mountain, TN
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"ochs museum"
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"honor system"
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"incline railway"
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"breathtaking views"
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"craven house"
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"moccasin bend"
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"chickamauga battlefield"
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"per adult"
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"great history"
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Reviewed 21 March 2010

At the top of the Incline Railway, turn right as you leave the gift shop, walk through an array of huge, beautiful homes to a magnificent stone gate and tower structure that is the entrance to Point Park. First visit the National Parks Service orientation...More

2  Thank JamesII
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Reviewed 9 August 2009

After reading up on some of the reviews of Point Park, we decided to make a trek up the mountain after the aquarium. We arrived at the park 2 hours before sunset and spent some time walking to different lookout points - Man, was it...More

3  Thank wilsonBoston_MA
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Reviewed 21 July 2009

We visited Point Park on a Saturday afternoon and the price was just right - free on weekends! The area is filled with Civil War history, memorials, cannons, and park rangers to answer questions and provide dialogue. The view from the top of Lookout Mountain...More

2  Thank TravelDiva001
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Reviewed 6 May 2009

If military history is your bag well pay a visit here. Or pay a visit if you like good views and fauna. We turned right from the incline and walked about 250 metres and bought loads of tat from the store nearby. Then for $3...More

3  Thank Spiderpig41
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Reviewed 10 April 2009

Take the trail that leads to Sunset Rock from Point Park. It's beautiful - as pretty and amazing as any mountain trail in the Eastern U.S. (if you don't have to see a waterfall at the end to feel fulfilled.) Great views! It's almost free!...More

2  Thank welove2learn
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Reviewed 7 July 2008

and I was not disappointed. I was on a journey of his last battles during the Civil War before he was captured and transported to Andersonville Prison in Ga, where our journey ended. I was not disappointed on my trip, although my husband and I...More

3  Thank baufam
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Reviewed 5 January 2008

Beautiful sites all atop Lookout Mountain. Great for history buffs and provides an amazing, panaramic veiw.

1  Thank Fouke1
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Reviewed 19 October 2007

About 3 blocks from the top of the incline railway in Chattanooga is Point Park, is an extension of the Chickamauga National Battlefield Park. This well manicured park with numerous hardwoods overlooking the site of the ‘battle above the clouds’ is a key location to...More

5  Thank jake_brake2007
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Reviewed 6 July 2007

Trying not to repeat what has already been said, but this may be the best bargain and best kept secret in Chattanooga! We were lucky and found a clear day for our first visit there, and the views easily surpass those of Rock City and...More

7  Thank Bluejackets16
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Reviewed 2 June 2007

I've been to Point Park several times. Unless it is bad weather, the view will never disappoint. Don't think you have to be a Civil War buff to enjoy. It's a a great walk just to take in the scenery overlooking Chattanooga and the Tennessee...More

10  Thank DyersburgTraveler
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dorard
3 May 2018|
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Response from Anna N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I guess so, because I have seen them there on leashes.
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Response from tylojack | Reviewed this property |
No lodge, but there is a restaurant close by called " cafe on the corner" which has some really nice reviews Google it for more info😀
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Response from tylojack | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few stairs going down to ochs museum but the rest of the park has sidewalks and beautiful views
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