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    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.

Directions

The Stones River National Battlefield visitor center is located at 3501 Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. This is also our mailing address.

The easiest way to enter the park and reach the visitor center is through our main entrance gate at 1563 North Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

 

GPS Coordinates

Main Entrance - 1563 North Thompson Lane:

[Degrees Minutes Seconds] Lat: 35 52' 04.99" N Long: 86 25' 41.10" W

[Decimal Degrees] Lat: 35.868053 Long: -86.428083

[UTM] Northing: 3969464.8 Easting: 551631.3 UTM Zone 16S

Visitor Center - 3501 Old Nashville Highway:

[Degrees Minutes Seconds] Lat: 35 52'49.73" N Long: 86 26' 05.22" W

[Decimal Degrees] Lat: 35.880481 Long: -86.434783

[UTM] Northing: 3970839.8 Easting: 551018.6 UTM Zone 16S

 

Flying:

Nashville International Airport (BNA) is located about 30 miles northwest of the park.

Driving:

From the Airport - Follow the signs to Interstate 24 East then follow the directions from Nashville below.

From Nashville (Interstate 24 East) - Take Exit 76 and turn left onto Medical Center Parkway. Turn left onto Thompson Lane. Turn left at the park entrance at 1563 N. Thompson Lane. Follow the tour road to the visitor center.

From Chattanooga (Interstate 24 West) - Take Exit 76 and turn right onto Medical Center Parkway. Turn left onto Thompson Lane. Turn left at the park entrance at 1563 N. Thompson Lane. Follow the tour road to the visitor center.

From Knoxville (Interstate 40) - Take Exit 235 onto TN 840. Take Exit 55 onto US 41/TN 70 and follow the signs for Murfreesboro. Turn right onto Thompson Lane at the first traffic light. Turn right at the park entrance at 1563 N. Thompson Lane. Follow the tour road to the visitor center.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Brig. Gen. Joeseph Palmer, who commanded a Confederate brigade during the Battle of Stones River, had been the mayor of Murfreesboro prior to the outbreak of war. More...