Horse Trail Closures
A section of the horse trail is CLOSED due to contract work. Contact park staff for more information.
Hiking Trail Closure
A short section of the Hiking Trails is closed due to contracted tree cuttings. Please contact park staff for more information.
Pea Ridge National Military Park is happy to help educate children about the natural, historical, and cultural aspects of the park.
Stop by the Visitor Center to ask staff for a park-related educational activity packet, which includes a scavenger hunt, a maze, a crossword puzzle, word searches, and other fun things. Kids can complete activites in the packet and become a Junior Ranger.
Did You Know?
Pea Ridge was the only major Civil War battle in which Indian troops participated. Almost 1,000 Cherokee made up two Confederate regiments, with Cherokee Stand Watie as their Colonel. The Indian Brigade joined McCulloch’s division.