• 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.

Inventories and Monitoring

Metal stakes mark a natural resource monitoring plot.

Monitoring plot at Stones River National Battlefield.

The key to effective resource managment is knowing your resource. Stones River National Battlefield is actively producing inventories of the park's unique natural and cultural resources. We are also monitoring many of our resources to ensure our management practices are effective.

The Inventory and Monitoring Program is a major component of the National Park Service’s strategy to improve park management through greater reliance on scientific information. Nationwide, 270 national parks have been grouped into 32 Vital Signs Networks linked by geographic similarities, common natural resources, and resource protection challenges. The network approach facilitates collaboration, information sharing, and economies of scale in natural resource monitoring.

Stones River National Battlefield is part of the Cumberland Piedmont Network.

 

Did You Know?

Hazen Brigade Monument

The Hazen Brigade Monument, built in early 1863, is the oldest, intact Civil War monument in the nation.