Visitor Center Closed December 7, 2013
UPDATE: The visitor center area still has significant ice that poses a danger to staff and visitors. The visitor center will remain closed today, December 7, 2013. Another storm front is expected to enter the region Saturday night with additional ice. More »
General Management Plan
Connie Wilson VIP
Fort Donelson National Battlefield is beginning the planning process of a new General Management Plan. The plan identifies the overall direction for the future management of the Battlefield. This includes answering the question "what kind of place do we want this area to be?"
We are are looking for your help in answering this question. You are invited to participate in the planning and preservation of the Battlefield through the submission of comments and attendance at upcoming public meetings.
Did You Know?
BG Charles F. Smith, a division commander under BG US Grant during the Battle of Fort Donelson, was Commandant of Cadets during Grants and Buckner’s time at West Point.