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Free Entrance To Point Park Offered On Aug. 4 To Celebrate Anniversary Of The Great American Outdoors Act

Friday, July 22, 2022

Point Park, atop Lookout Mountain and a part of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, is waiving the entrance fee on Thursday, Aug. 4, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act’s signing. 

 

The Act was signed into legislation to provide up to $1.9 billion a year over five years for needed maintenance on critical facilities and infrastructure in our national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, recreation areas, and American Indian Schools.

Revenue will be provided by energy development, to include royalties of $900 million per year from offshore oil and natural gas to permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

 

Mark this historical conservation legislation by visiting Point Park on this fee free day to indulge in the views of the Chattanooga Valley from 2,100 feet above, hike the Lookout Mountain Battlefield with 30-miles of trails, while learning the significance of this area during America’s Civil War in what became known as, “The Battle Above the Clouds.”

 

During the day, park rangers will be available at the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center from the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions and provide information about the park and the Battles for Chattanooga. Additionally, ranger-led tours of Point Park, each lasting approximately 45-minutes, will be conducted at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.

 

To plan your visit or learn more, explore the park’s website at www.nps.gov/chch, like us and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chickamauganps, or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/chickamauganps

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