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Become a partner with the National Park Service and the Friends in protecting and developing the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District.

Volunteer on Moccasin Bend
Contact the National Park Service volunteer coordinator if you would like to volunteer on Moccasin Bend. Volunteer opportunities are also available in other units of the park. Work as an individual, a family or a group. Will Sunderland can be reached at 423.752.5213 extension 137.

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Enjoy the Beautiful Blue Blazes Trail
Bring the kids and your camera and take a leisurely walk along the Blue Blazes Trail. The trail loop is 1 ½ miles and is relatively level, with spectacular views of Lookout Mountain and the Tennessee River.

Located on the banks of the Tennessee River just across from downtown Chattanooga, the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District is easily accessible from I-24:

From Atlanta: drive I-75 North to I-24 West, then follow directions below.
From Knoxville: drive I-75 South to I-24 West, then follow directions below
From Nashville: I-24 East, then follow directions below.
From Birmingham: follow I-59 to I-24 East, then follow directions below.
From Huntsville: follow Hwy 72 to I-24 East, then from I-24:

I-24 to downtown Chattanooga.
U.S. Highway 27 North
Take Manufacturers Road exit, just after crossing the bridge
Left on Manufacturers Road .5 mile to Hamm Road
Left on Hamm Road for .8 mile to Moccasin Bend Road
Left on Moccasin Bend Road .9 miles to Blue Blazes Trailhead and parking area on right, just past the golf course.

Hours of Operation:
The Blue Blazes Trail is open to the public daily. No fees. No overnight parking.

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