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

    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

Things To Do

Trail near Little Sugar Creek

Pea Ridge has much to offer.

Indoor Activities in the Visitor Center include:

A 28-minute orientation film
· Temporary exhibits
· A museum explaining the battle and the local area during the Civil War.
· A great bookstore/giftshop

Outdoor Activities include:

· 7-mile self-guided tour road
· 28 Interpretive Exhibits
· 9 miles of horse trails
· 7 miles of hiking trails

Pea Ridge National Military Park also organizes and hosts occasional community events, historical programs, and service projects. Please check our Schedule of Events to see upcoming events.

Check out Nearby Attractions for other opportunities the area has to offer.

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.