• 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

  • 04/27/2013

    Location: Fort Donelson National Cemetery Ranger Station Time: 1:00 PM Fee Information: None Contact Name: Bill Barley Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (931)232-5706, ext. 109

Come learn a bit about water, its cycles, and ways in which it occurs here at Fort Donelson. Find out more on why water is important to all of our lives while having fun! There will be hands-on activities teaching you about the water cycle, and you will get to take home a project that you make. 


Supplies are limited, so call Ranger Bill and let him know that you are coming!


Saturday, April 27


Location: Visitor Center's Picnic Pavilion at Fort Donelson


Time: 1:00 PM


Fee Information: Free


Contact Name: Bill Barley


Contact Email: bill_barley@nps.gov


Contact Phone Number: 232-5706, ext. 109