Nature & Science
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?
Stones River National Battlefield uses prescribed fire to preserve the battlefield landscapes. Fire also helps eliminate invasive exotic plants and encourage the growth of native grass species. More...