• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Park Tour Road Closed Unitl 8 AM on Saturday September 13, 2014

    The park tour road and visitor center parking lots will be closed until 8 AM while permitted 5K & 10K race passes through the park. Portions of the Old Nashville Highway will be closed as well.

America's Best Idea in Middle Tennessee

A ranger talks to kids on a trail.

In September 2009, acclaimed director Ken Burns released his latest documentary entitled The National Parks: America's Best Idea. This film has helped rekindle the connection between the American people and their national parks.

In order to keep that connection strong and growing Stones River National Battlefield hosts a variety of programs and events designed to encourage our nation's youth to connect to the wide array of resources and stories that can be found at national parks and other public lands.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Nathan Bedford Forrest and his men were defeated by a Union force in a small battle along the Wilkinson Pike. The Battle of the Cedars was fought on December 7, 1864.