Closures for Week of May 13 - 19
The Loop Road and Trailhead Parking Lot will be closed to pedestrian, horse, bicycle, and vehicle traffic for fog seal application from Wednesday, May 15 - Sunday, May 19, 2013. The interpretive Battlefield Trail will still be open to pedestrian traffic.
The National Park Service is coordinating with the Palmetto Conservation Foundation to further their plans to remove invasive plants from Cowpens National Battlefield.
Long term goals include reducing the populations of the non-native plant species posing the greatest threats to the park, as well as restoring plant communities in the park to their historical appearance the day the battle took place, January 17, 1781.
Did You Know?
The range of the American long rifle is approximately 250 yards.
The range of the smooth bore musket is approximately 50 yards.