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Cravens House

Cravens House is located on Lookout Mountain and is part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Chattanooga, Tennessee
via mobile
Great hike

The hike to Sunset Rock was wonderful. Lots of differentiating terrains with boulders, steep... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Courtney L
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This historic home was the site of one of the most intense Civil War Battles.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Cravens House is located on Lookout Mountain and is part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. It was used as a base for the Confederacy before the Union came and burned it down. The current structure was rebuilt after the Civil War. I...More

1  Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The hike to Sunset Rock was wonderful. Lots of differentiating terrains with boulders, steep climbs, easy stretches, great views, small water features and moss. It was so serenade. Loved it!

Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

When visiting Lookout Mountain National Military Park, a stop at Cravens house is interesting because of the significance of the fighting during the battle of Lookout Mountain. Just be aware that the house was destroyed during the fighting and is a replica of the original...More

Thank travellingvol
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is the site of a Civil War battle, the home was rebuilt in 1866 and is on the cliff of the mountain. The National Park ranger was very informative and the property is interesting.

Thank rick215
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The view is amazing! Glad that we followed the road, even though it was quite narrow at first there is plenty of parking at the top.

Thank 8elainem
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We parked at Cravens House. It was closed, of course, but we walked around the grounds to check out the monuments and the view. Then we hit the trail for Sunset Rock. This is a very nice hike. The first part of the trail is...More

1  Thank shannon v
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I stopped by Craven's House while hiking on Lookout Mountain. It was around 4 PM on a Saturday and the house was not open. There's three large monuments on the property, One for New York, Ohio and Iowa. Plaques are around the property that discuss...More

Thank DealScout
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This house saw the battle first hand, it was used by both sides and was eventually destroyed. Rebuilt after and used again as a home, it is now a silent witness to the slaughter that took place in the front yard. While it is not...More

2  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We went up there one evening. What a view of the city. There are several Union monuments and walking trails. What impressed us the most was the Williams House next to the Craven House. It was built in the early 1900s and is slated to...More

Thank 9,650
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I went alone with my dog to Craven's House today on a beautiful April Saturday. I did find a parking spot but I will say the parking lot is not that big so parking could be an issue. Its on top of Lookout Mountain and...More

1  Thank aprilsumner
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shannon v
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I didn't notice, but you can never go wrong with a map. Happy Trails.