Signal Point Park
Site Directions: From US 27 north of Chattanooga, follow US 127 north to town of Signal Mountain. Turn left onto Signal Mountain Blvd following signs to the park.
Lat: 35.121137°N Long: -85.366366°W
Hours: daylight hours
Seasonality: year round
Site Description: This 5 acre park provides a vantage 1000ft above the Tennessee River Gorge, allowing for incredible views of the gorge.
Wildlife to Watch: Best wildlife viewing occurs in late September and October during hawk migration. Kettles of hawks can be seen migrating south during the fall. Observers may see Broad-winged Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, and Black and Turkey Vultures migrating in large numbers. Peregrine Falcons may also be seen. A spotting scope may help viewing wildlife.
For more information:
Geologic history of the overlook and the sandstone
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Be sure to check out our Safety Tips page for important information regarding viewing wildlife in these areas.