• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Precibed Fire Alert

    Park staff are planning to burn up to 61 acres during prescribed fires scheduled for Thursday April 17, 2014 at Redoubt Brannan and McFadden Farm (Tour Stop 6). Visitors should expect temporary closures of the affected areas. More »

Outdoor Activities


Wild turkeys at Stones River National Battlefield

The landscapes of Stones River National Battlefield offer visitors an array of historic and natural features to experience during their stay.

Some popular outdoor activities available at the park are:

Interpretive Programs




Animal Watching

Picnicking is only permitted in the picnic area directly across the parking lot from the visitor center. Skates, skateboards, and scooters are not permitted. Other recreational activities such as kite flying and ball games are also prohibited.

Stones River Greenway Trailhead at Thompson Lane

Get some exercise and visit most of the park's units by walking or biking on the Murfreesboro Greenway System.

Greenway System Map

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Kentuckians of the Orphan Brigade began their Confederate service in Clarksville, Tennessee. They were called orphans because their home state did not secede from the Union. More...