• A View of the Horseshoe Bend Battlefield.

    Horseshoe Bend

    National Military Park Alabama

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  • 2014 Compendium

    Changes have been made to the Superintendent's Compendium regarding the prohibition of unmanned aircraft at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park in Section 1.5 of the Compendium. More »

For Kids

Children (6 to 12 years old) with families are encouraged to participate in the Junior Ranger Program. The Program objectives are:

Help children learn about Horseshoe Bend NMP and about the Park Service in general.

Develop in the child an appreciation of our natural and cultural resources.

Kindle in the child a desire to learn more about our heritage.

Program booklets are available free at the Visitor Center. Children completing the required acitvities will be awarded a Certificate and Junior Ranger Badge. The program must be completed while in the Park and is not available for groups.

Horseshoe Bend NMP offers a series of special children's camps during the summer months. Check the schedule of events page for dates and details.

Did You Know?

Soldiers of the 39th Infantry Charge the Barricade

On March 27, 1814, a deadly and decisive battle was waged at the Horseshoe Bend of the Tallapoosa River. Never before or since in the history of our country have so many Native Americans lost their lives in a single battle. More...