• A View of the Horseshoe Bend Battlefield.

    Horseshoe Bend

    National Military Park Alabama

Ranger Guided

Reservations are required for all programs and can be made at the Visitor Center or by calling (256) 234-7111.

Flintlock Musket Demonstration: An interpreter dressed as a regular soldier or militiaman demonstrates the firing of a black powder flintlock musket. (20 minutes)

Guided Tour of the Battlefield: An Interpreter leads your group on a tour of the battlefield using the 2.8-mile Nature/Battlefield Hiking Trail. This program cannot always be offered due to staffing limitations and cannot be arranged in conjunction with other programs. (2 hours)

Did You Know?

Reconstructed Barricade

The Red Sticks constructed an eight foot tall barricade consisting of four to five large pine logs stacked one on top of another. This barricade stretched 400 yards across the neck of the horseshoe bend in the Tallapoosa River. More...