Point Park is fee free on Natl. Pub­lic Lands Day

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Na­tional Pub­lic Lands Day is the time to get out­side and en­joy the great out­doors. So, we hope you will come to Point Park, atop Look­out Moun­tain, where Chicka­mauga and Chat­tanooga Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park is waiv­ing the en­trance fee on Satur­day, Sept. 30, 2017.

Come en­joy the beau­ti­ful views of Chat­tanooga and its sur­round­ing ar­eas. Dur­ing the day, ranger­guided pro­grams, last­ing be­tween 30 and 45 min­utes, are given at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., be­gin­ning in­side the Point Park en­trance gate.

Na­tional Pub­lic Lands Day is the na­tion’s largest, sin­gle-day vol­un­teer event for pub­lic lands. This year’s ac­tiv­ity is lo­cated at Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field and will fo­cus on the walk­ing path lo­cated at the his­toric Brother­ton Cabin (Tour Stop 4) in Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field.

Sign-up will start at 8:30 a.m. in the lower park­ing lot of the Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field Vis­i­tor Cen­ter. Come dressed for out­door work and wear clothes you do not mind get­ting dirty. For safety rea­sons and due to the na­ture of the work, cloth­ing should in­clude long-sleeved shirts, long pants, work gloves, and ten­nis shoes or work boots. Pre­pare for the sun with a cap, sun­screen, bug spray and plenty of wa­ter to drink.

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