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History by car

Our family came during the government shutdown. The welcome center was closed but it didn’t matter... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sgregory711
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Dallas, Texas
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Civil War Battle Comes Alive

Before you do the drive tour make sure you stop at the visitors center first. There is also a short... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Gerry F
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Central Florida, Florida
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on a road trip to Texas. Although the visitor's center was closed due to the government shutdown, the audio tour of the battlefield was available for FREE! through our phones. It was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. The time of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family came during the government shutdown. The welcome center was closed but it didn’t matter because there’s a great tour your can do on your phone either by walking or by car if it’s raining. Lots of facts and information. Also plenty of places...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sgregory711
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The whole reason we came here was because my kids love the Junior Ranger program and wanted a fun stop during our holiday travels. When we asked the ranger at the desk about the program, he begrudgingly gave us the program info, but was way...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Haxeleye
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Before you do the drive tour make sure you stop at the visitors center first. There is also a short movie that sets the mood for this historic site. Each stop on the driving tour has a placard to explain what you are seeing. Battlefields...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gerry F
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This was a very interesting stop on a road trip this summer. We spent over an hour there but could have easily spent two to three if we did the entire driving tour. They offer a Junior Ranger program which is always neat for children,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 575kristap
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We spent about 30 minutes here as we were on a time schedule. We all wanted to spend more time here to walk through the battlefields and just take in the beauty and history of this place! Recommended to visit if you are in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 476bradyh
Reviewed 22 October 2018

If you like history or are interested in the events of the Civil War, this is a must while in the area. We did the driving tour and learned quite a bit. It's a very peaceful area and well taken care of. Humbling to imagine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vinfan29
Reviewed 20 October 2018

My family and I found the park to be very interesting and worth the visit. I am already planning a trip back to bring my father and brother who would love the huge gun collection at the museum and the cannons. Thank you for preserving...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy W
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were Beyond impressed with the information, the layout, the grounds, the monuments and hundreds of informatics markers - the entire setup was Superior. Who ever is in charge of this particular Park is doing it right now, and has obviously done...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank N1871SUjaned
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jimmy C
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parraboy
6 June 2017|
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Response from 873jefn | 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
6 June 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
28 May 2017|
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Yes, but you have to clean up after them.
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