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 American Revolution, both the American and British armies wore bright colored uniforms so that they could help distinguish who they were shooting at through the gunsmoke.