Overview of entrance requirements
All visitors MUST have
The America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites across the United States. Passes cover entrance fees at lands managed by the National Park Service and US Fish & Wildlife Service and also standard amenity fees (day use fees) at lands managed by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Army Corps of Engineers.
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Standard Entrance Pass
Entrance fees are ONLY required to access Point Park, on Lookout Mountain. Access to ALL other park units is FREE.
Entrance fees only apply to Point Park, on Lookout Mountain. If you plan to visit Chickamauga Battlefield, parts of Lookout Mountain Battlefield, exclusive of Point Park, Missionary Ridge, Orchard Knob, Signal Point, or Moccasin Bend National Archeological District, entrance to the park areas is FREE.
2023 Fee-free Days
No entrance pass required on these days:
School groups may request an academic fee waiver if you make reservations at least two weeks prior to your visit.
Last updated: November 29, 2023