• 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?

Soldiers of the 39th Infantry Climbing Over the Barricade in this Diaroma

At the battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814 Andrew Jackson carried one lead ball in his shoulder and one near his heart. Throughout much of the Creek War, Jackson suffered from wounds received in two duels. More...