• 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 »

Laws & Policies

 

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws to carry firearms in this park. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point about Alabama firearms laws please go to the following web site and note in particular Section 13A-11-75 and Regulation 2009-SP-1 (Rule No. 220-5-.08).

www.ago.alabama.gov/issue/Alabama_Weapon_Law.pdf

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

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...