• The legendary battle between Confederate guns and US ironclads at Fort Donelson, February 14, 1862.

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • The Eagle has Flown!

    The juvenile eagle at Fort Donelson has fledged. The eagles now reside at the Confederate River Batteries, stop #4 on the driving tour. Visitors are encouraged to view and admire, but asked to keep a respectful distance, as this is their home.

Event Details

  • 12/25/2013

    Location: Fort Donelson Visitor Center | Map Time: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Fee Information: None Contact Name: Douglas J. Richardson Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (931)232-5706, ext. 108

The visitor center at Fort Donelson National Battlefield will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2013.

 

Gates will remain open for visitors to enjoy the grounds and trails.