• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Park Tour Road Closed Unitl 8 AM on Saturday October 4, 2014

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

Nature & Science

Broken cannon in rocks

Terrain and other natural features had a profound impact on the Battle of Stones River. In order to maintain the cultural landscapes of Stones River National Battlefield, the National Park Service applies the latest science toward maintaining a healthy and diverse ecosystem.

Stones River National Battlefield contains a host of plants, animals, geologic features and other natural resources that are unique to middle Tennessee and an added attraction for visitors.

 
 

Did You Know?

Sixth and Seventh Arkansas Flag

Fragile objects that can no longer be displayed for long periods of time like the guidon flag of Sixth and Seventh Arkansas Infantry (Consolidated) can be viewed in the Stones River National Battlefield museum as high definition graphics. More...