Visit the first national military park, Chickamauga and Chattanooga Military Park, which honors Civil War soldiers who fought in the Battle of Chickamauga and the Chattanooga Campaign. Remember the struggle and survival of the Cherokee people in a journey to the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. Learn about the life of President Andrew Johnson.
Visit some of the world’s most stunning forests. Step back in time to appreciate churches, cabins, farmhouses and barns of the Southern Appalachian people who settled the region in the late 1700s. Choose a hike from 800 miles of trails. Spend time with some of the oldest mountains on earth in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Chase 45 miles of free-flowing streams around Obed Wild & Scenic River, some of the most rugged scenery in the region.