• 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.

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  • Everyday from 06/16/2014 to 08/22/2014

    Location: See Description; Changes Daily Time: 10:00 AM Fee Information: None Contact Name: Douglas J. Richardson Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (931)232-5706, ext. 108

Join a Park Ranger and learn a bit more about the park, the stories we preserve and share, and the resources we protect for future generations.

Meet the Park Ranger at these locations at 10:00 daily. (Program will be cancelled in case of inclement weather, intense heat, staff shortages.)

Sundays: The River Batteries, Stop #4

Mondays: The National Cemetery and Free State , Stop #11

Tuesdays: The Confederate Monument, Stop #1

Wednesdays: Smith's Attack, Stop #5

Thursdays: The Dover Hotel, Stop #10

Fridays: Fort Donelson, meet at Stop #3

Saturdays: National Cemetery/ Free State, Stop #11