Activities abound during National Park Week, beginning with "fee free" day at Point Park and wrapping up with an interpretive program at Moccasin Bend. In between, join NPP and their community partners in conserving the natural, historic and cultural resources of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, including Moccain Bend National Archeological District.
Saturday, April 20 | 8:30 a.m. till dark
Fee Free Day at Point Park
110 Point Park Road | Lookout Mountain TN
On Saturday, April 20, entrance to Point Park will be free beginning at 8:30 a.m., with National Park Service programs at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. Click here for more information.
During Fee Free Day, the National Park Service is partnering with La Paz Chattanooga for a special outreach program to the Hispanic and Latin American community - read more below!
After you take in the iconic views from Point Park, swing by the Earth Day festival hosted by Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center.
There will be a National Park Partners booth near where the famous "Battle Above the Clouds" originated.
Thursday, April 25 | 3-10 p.m.
Pints for the Park at Chattanooga Brewing Company
1804 Chestnut Street | Chattanooga
"Join us as we celebrate a new National Park Partner! The fine folks at Chattanooga Brewing Company are giving a portion of their sales on April 25 to conserve the natural, historic and cultural resources we are so lucky to have in our backyard," officials said.
BONUS: From 7-9 p.m. is Trivia Night, and there will be some NPP artwork swag to give away to some lucky winners.
Saturday, April 27 | 7:30 p.m.
National Park Night with the Chattanooga Football Club
Finley Stadium | 1826 Carter Street | Chattanooga
Chattanooga's first football club is teaming up with National Park Partners to raise awareness and funds that will engage the community in preserving and promoting the stories of our national treasures. Proceeds from the game will fund NPP recreation programs, including National Park Service guided bike rides and canoe/kayak tours, through our partnership with Outdoor Chattanooga.
NPP will receive $1 for each ticket sold and you will receive a 10 percent discount when you use coupon code NPPCFC19 to buy your ticket(s) here.
Sunday, April 28 | 2 p.m.
"The Real Elias Boudinot"
707 Moccasin Bend Road * Chattanooga
Don't miss an informative program from the award-winning interpretive team at YOUR Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park! This one takes place at the country's first (and only) National Archeological District, Moccasin Bend, and will highlight the life of Elias Boudinot. He was the first editor of the Cherokee Phoenix, a newspaper printed in both Cherokee and English through the early 1800s, as well as an ardent supporter of Cherokee removal to the west. Click here for more details.