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

    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

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  • HORSE TRAIL CLOSURE

    A section of the Horse Trail is CLOSED. Contact park staff for more information.

  • HIKING TRAIL CLOSURE

    A short section of the Hiking Trails is CLOSED. Please contact park staff for more information.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Operating Hours & Seasons

The park grounds are open 6:00am - 9:00pm 7 days a week until October 31, 2013, when the hours change back to 6:00am - 6:00pm.

The Visitor Center is open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with some seasonal exceptions. The Visitor Center is CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

The park grounds and Visitor Center may close intermittently for emergencies and in severe weather conditions.

All visitor services and operating hours of the battlefield and visitor center are subject to change.

For further information, please call the park at 479-451-8122, ext. 227.

Did You Know?

General Earl Van Dorn, of the Confederate army

When Confederate General Van Dorn heard news that Curtis pushed Price out of Missouri, he set out to take personal charge of an attack on Curtis, along with Price and McCulloch. He arrived at Price’s headquarters in an ambulance, braving a severe illness resulting from falling into an icy stream.