Pea Ridge National Military Park's Acting Superintendent, Judy Bachler, announces restrictions on fires within Pea Ridge National Military Park.
Due to the continued extreme fire danger, extended weather forecast and current level of fire activity in the region, park officials have announced a ban on all fires, both solid and petroleum fuels, within Pea Ridge National Military Park. This ban is effective beginning, Friday, June, 30, 2012 and will remain in effect until further notice. Smoking is also prohibited, except within enclosed vehicles, or on paved areas located adjacent to the Visitor Center. Visitors are reminded to properly extinguish all lighted materials in ashtrays.
Fireworks are always prohibited within the park.
Pea Ridge National Military Park preserves the site of and commemorates the March 1862 Civil War battle that helped Union forces gain control of Missouri.The park is located 10 miles north of
Did You Know?
There were four Medal of Honor recipients in the Battle of Pea Ridge: Private Albert Power, Captain William P. Black, Colonel Eugene A. Carr, and Colonel Francis J. Herron.