Cowpens National Battlefield hosts a wide variety of wildlife. Turtles, frogs, and salamanders live along the streams and wetlands. White-tail deer, cotton-tail rabbits, and turkeys are a common sight along the loop road. There are many insects and arachnids, including wolf spiders, hummingbird moths, and the migratory monarch butterfly.
Did You Know?
Revolutionary War soldiers nailed heel plates such as these to their boots reinforcing the heel so they would not wear down as quickly as without them.