Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, Lookout Mountain

Located within the Chattanooga National Military Park, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields commemorates the Civil War battle fought on top of Lookout Mountain in 1863, commonly referred to as the "Battle Above the Clouds." Hike or drive to the top of the mountain to see how the battle earned its name and enjoy great views of downtown Chattanooga and its surroundings. Check out the cannons dispersed throughout the park, or stop by the small museum for a summary of the battle and to view some Civil War-era photographs. Make Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields a part of your Lookout Mountain vacation plans using our Lookout Mountain trip planning tool.
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  • The park has displays down a short walk that includes stairs, not handicapped accessible, but inside a building. There are also placards around the park and a war memorial to New York's lost troops.....  more »
  • My husband and I took the short walk from the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway to Point Park. It is very moving display of one of the major battles of the Civil War. It has spectacular views of the...  more »

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