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    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

Directions

Plane

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) serves the NW Arkansas area and is 20 miles southwest of the park. US Airways, Northwest, Delta, United, Continental and American Airlines serve this facility. Rental cars are available at the airport. The park can be reached by traveling from XNA to AR Highway 12 to Bentonville and I-540, then north one exit to US 62 East and following the signs to the park.

Car

From the Northeast (Republic, MO): Take US 60 to Monett, MO, then south on MO 37 to Gateway, AR. Go west on US 62 to the park.

From the North (Joplin, MO): Take US 71 south until the Pea Ridge Exit and then go left on AR 72. At the town of Pea Ridge follow 72 to US 62. Turn left on US 62 to the Park.

From the South (Ft. Smith, AR): Take I-540 north. Go through Fayetteville, AR. Continue north on I-540 to the US 62 exit and follow signs to the park.

From the West (Tulsa, OK): Take the Cherokee Turnpike to US 412 to Siloam Springs and Springdale, AR. Take I-540 north to US 62 East and follow signs to the park.

Public Transportation

There is no public transportation to the park.

 
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Pea Ridge National Military Park map
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Did You Know?

General Franz Sigel commands cannons at Pea Ridge

Almost half of the enlisted troops and many of the officers in the Union Army of the Southwest at the Battle of Pea Ridge spoke German as their first language.