Free Entrance To Point Park Nov. 11-12 In Honor Of Veterans Day

Monday, October 30, 2017

All national parks are waiving entrance fees on Veterans Day weekend to honor those who have served in our armed forces, including Point Park, which is part of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

Park entrance fees, including commercial tour entrance fees, will be waived at all 417 national park
sites. "These fee-free days provide opportunities for individuals and families to find inspiration in
America’s Best Idea, our national parks. The National Park Service has the honor of preserving many
patriotic icons and majestic landscapes that commemorate and honor the service of American
Veterans," officials said.

Over the weekend, ranger-guided programs, lasting between 30 and 45 minutes, are given at 11 a.m.
and 2 p.m., beginning inside the Point Park entrance gate.

For more information about Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, contact the
Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866- 9241, the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor
Center at 423-821- 7786.


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