Fees & Reservations
Free! There are no entrance or user fees at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park. A donation box is available in the main Visitor Center. These donations are used to support our special events and school outreach programs.
Interested in bringing an organized group or classroom to Horseshoe Bend NMP? Go to our section For Teachers if you are planning an onsite visit for students, scouts, and similar youth groups. If you have another type of group such as a civic or military organization, staff may be available for a special demonstration or tour with sufficient advance notice. Typically, we require at least two weeks notice to schedule special request programs if we have sufficient staff available. Please contact us at 256-234-7111 and be prepared to provide us with your group name, purpose for the visit, group size, at least two proposed visit dates, and an anticipated time of arrival.
Picnic Areas Horseshoe Bend NMP has picnic shelters available near the Visitor Center on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not accepted. Picnic tables are also located at the Highway 49 Boat Ramp at Miller Bridge.
Did You Know?
A flintlock smoothbore musket had a maximum effective range of one hundred yards. A soldier was trained to fire a smoothbore musket once every twenty seconds. More...