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Canoe Tour from Dalton’s Ford to Reed’s Bridge
on West Chickamauga Creek
Fort Oglethorpe, GA: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will conduct a FREE, 4-
hour, canoe tour with a ranger on Saturday, June 11, at 9 am. National Park Partners, the park’s
friend’s group, will sponsor this event where participants will paddle the waters of West Chickamauga
Creek from Dalton’s Ford to Reed’s Bridge to learn about the Confederate crossings of the creek
during the Battle of Chickamauga. 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. National Park Service
signs will also be placed to assist participants in finding the launch location. To make a reservation,
please visit Outdoor Chattanooga’s online catalog at http://bit.ly/outdoorchatt or call 423-643-6888.
Participants must be at least 15 years of age or older
Participants must know how to swim.
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. The rain date for this event is June 18. 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.
E X P E R I E N C E Y O U R A M E R I CA ™
The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.
For more information about programs at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park,
contact the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241, the Lookout Mountain
Battlefield Visitor Center at 423-821-7786, or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/chch.
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for
America’s 423 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.

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