Visitor Center Delayed opening, December 8, 2013
UPDATE: The visitor center area will be operating under a two hour delay Sunday, December 8. Anticipated opening time is 10AM. Please use caution, as much ice remains. Today's book club at the Calloway County Public Library will be rescheduled. More »
Natural Features & Ecosystems
When we visit a place like Fort Donelson National Battlefield, or perhaps another of our Nation's majestic National Parks, we often look around us...but how often do we look up above us? While visiting Fort Donelson, try to identify as many cloud types and formations as you can. You can use this checklist as a guide.
Did You Know?
Andrew Foote, commander of the Navy flotilla at Fort Donelson, insisted on total abstinence for the crews, mandatory religious services and observance of the Sabbath, and he himself rarely swore. It was said that he could preach, fight, or pray with equal facility. More...