• 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.

Fire Regime

A firefighter lights a prescribed fire in a field of native grasses.

Fire is one of many elements that may contribute to a healthy ecosystem. For more than a century, humans have suppressed fires in many National Park Service areas out of concern for life and property.



Stones River National Battlefield uses prescribed fires to allow this natural force to assist us in managing the park's unique cultural and natural resources.



Stones River National Battlefield Fire Management Plan

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The open areas in Stones River National Battlefield's forests are called cedar glades. These fragile ecosystems, and the plants that live there, are unique to middle Tennessee. More...