Things To Know Before You Come
Park regulations exist for your safety and for the protections of natural and cultural resources. Please obey all park rules and regulations.
Pets are only permissible on paved trails and roads and must be on a leash, not to exceed 6 feet, at all times.
Guide dogs for the visually and hearing impaired, etc., are allowed in the Visitor Center.
Mobility impaired Each of the major sites in the park is wheelchair accessible, and a wheelchair is available at the Visitor Center. Handicapped parking spaces are located immediately in front of the Visitor Center, picnic area, Scruggs House, and each of the battlefield overlooks. Restrooms are handicapped accessible.
Hearing impaired The audio-visual program, "Cowpens: A Battle Remembered," is has an assistive listening device available. The fiber-optic map program has an assistive listening device available and has an LED text.
Visually impaired The park brochure is available in Braille.
Other The park brochure is available in German, Spanish, and Japanese. Restrooms are equipped with changing tables and toddler safety seats.
LODGING AND FOOD
There is no camping or other lodging in the park. There are several motels within a 15 mile radius.
Did You Know?
In the Revolutionary War, some women, known as camp followers, went with their husbands to the battlefields to tend to such chores as cooking, mending, laundry, and nursing the sick and wounded. Sometimes unmarried women performed these duties for a small wage and half rations.