Operating Hours & Seasons
The grounds of the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site are open during daylight hours everyday of the year. The Brice's Crossroads Visitor and Interpretive Center (operated by the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Commission) is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The center is closed on Sundays & Mondays as well as most major holidays and can be reached at 662-365-3969.
The National Park Service administers the national battlefield site through the Natchez Trace Parkway. Since there are no visitor facilities at the battlefield site, visitors are welcome to learn more about the battlefield at the Parkway Visitor Center, located 15 miles south of Brices Cross Roads in Tupelo, located on the Natchez Trace Parkway at Milepost 266. The Visitor Center is open every day of the year except December 25, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Time). The Natchez Trace Parkway can be reached at 800-305-7417.
Did You Know?
At the Battle of Brices Cross Roads, half of the 223 Union soldiers that were reported as killed belonged to Bouton's Brigade of United States Colored Troops. Most served in the 55th and 59th USCT.