2017 Chickamauga Battlefield Bicycle Tours Announced

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Outdoor Chattanooga are joining forces once again to offer a series of free, monthly historical bike tours through Chickamauga Battlefield, beginning Saturday, May 20, at 9:30 a.m.

The public is invited to bring their bicycles and join in the leisurely-paced historical rides, which takes approximately 2.5 hours. National Park Service rangers will talk about the history of the battlefield while Outdoor Chattanooga staff and volunteers provide ride leadership and support.


Loaner bicycles from Outdoor Chattanooga’s Mobile Bicycle Fleet will be available for riders five feet tall and over at no charge, thanks to sponsorship from the Friends of the Park and the Chattanooga Bicycle Club. Reservations for these bicycles are required; please contact Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241.

The monthly tours begin at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center. Ride length is approximately three to four miles on flat to moderately-hilly terrain. The rides are appropriate for adults and children ages eight years and older, when accompanied by an adult. All participants are required to wear helmets.

Additional Saturday battlefield bicycle tours are scheduled for June 17, July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 16, and Oct. 21.



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