• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Outdoor Activities

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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

Walking/Hiking

Jogging

Bicycling

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 United States Sanitary Commission, a civilian organization, worked feverishly to improve health conditions at Fortress Rosecrans and in Union camps and hospitals across the nation. Their efforts probably saved thousands of lives. More...