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NPS Battle of Chickamauga Interpretive Canoe Tour- West Chick

June 11 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in partnership with Outdoor Chattanooga for a FREE,  3.5 hour guided canoe tour to explore Chattanooga’s Civil War waterways on the West Chickamauga Creek,  as an interpretive National Park Ranger provides a historical narrative of the rich Civil War history associated with one of the most famous battles of the war – The Battle of Chickamauga.  

The National Park Partners sponsor these free events to give visitors the opportunity to paddle the meandering waters of West Chickamauga Creek to learn about the rich Civil War and American history associated with Lookout Mountain and Moccasin Bend from a National Park Ranger and historian.  Outdoor Chattanooga provides the on water instructional guides and equipment.

The following reservation and paddler requirements must be met prior to tour participation. 
Directions to the launch site will be provided with a reservation confirmation.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN 10 days before this program
Register online 
Contact Outdoor Chattanooga if you have questions
Info@outdoorchattanooga.com  or call (423)643-6888

At least one “adult” (18+) must be in each boat.
Children must be at least 10 years old.
No experience is necessary.  Equipment and instruction provided.  Lifejackets provided and required.

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. A rain date has been set .Participants will be notified as soon as possible if there is a cancellation. If you must cancel your reservation for any reason, please try to do so with a minimum of 24 hours’ notice. Please call between the hours of 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday to cancel a reservation.
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 419 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.


June 11
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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