The Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in a free four-hour, kayak tour with a ranger on Saturday, April 10, at 9 a.m..
National Park Partners and Outdoor Chattanooga will sponsor an event where visitors will paddle across Harrison Bay from Harrison Bay State Park to Patten Island to learn of the Confederate defense of Harrison’s Ferry and the Union approach to Chattanooga, of Col.
John T. Wilder’s “Lightening Brigade” at that location. The following reservation and paddler requirements must be met prior to tour participation.
Directions to the launch site will be given with a reservation confirmation. To make a reservation, please visit Outdoor Chattanooga at http://bit.ly/outdoorchatt.
Participants must be 14 years of age or older.
Participants must know how to swim.
Hamilton County’s mask mandate remains in effect. Masks are required for this program.
Outdoor Chattanooga and the National Park Service reserve the right to cancel a trip at any time at their discretion, due to weather or water conditions. Participants will be notified as soon as possible if there is a cancellation with a rain date of April 17. If you must cancel your reservation for any reason, please do so with a minimum of 24 hours’ notice by calling Outdoor Chattanooga at 423-643-6888.