• Elkhorn Tavern, Federal Provost Marshal Headquarters and Field Hospital Used by Both Armies

    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

Getting Around

The park has a seven mile tour road. There are 10 stops on the tour where visitors can learn more information through wayside panels and our cell phone tour. The tour is completely self guided and is open 7 days a week from 6:00am to 9:00pm through September 30. PARK CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. (This includes access to the tour road and all trails.) Audio tour guides, on CD, may be purchased in our bookstore. Visitors can also bike or walk the tour road. Regular fees still apply to those visitors using the park for biking or hiking. See visitor center staff for rules and regulations regarding these activities.

Did You Know?

Stand Watie, Cherokee General at the Battle of Pea Ridge

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.