• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Park Tour Road Closed Unitl 8 AM on Saturday September 13, 2014

    The park tour road and visitor center parking lots will be closed until 8 AM while permitted 5K & 10K race passes through the park. Portions of the Old Nashville Highway will be closed as well.

Ranger Programs

A park ranger and high school students crouch behing limestone boulders in the Slaughter Pen.

February 1-23, 2014: Black History Month Programs - On Saturdays and Sundays, rangers and volunteers will present 30 minute talks at 2 PM that will help visitors understand the African American experience during the Civil War.

March 1-30, 2014: Women's History Month Programs - On Saturdays and Sundays, a ranger will present a 30 minute talk at 2 PM that tell the stories of women in the Civil War.

April 5 - October 25, 2014: Bicycle Tours - Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield at 9 AM every Saturday from April 2, 2011 through October 29, 2011.

April 19-27, 2014: Celebrate National Park Week - At 2 PM each day, park rangers will present special programs that will help visitors better understand the story of the National Park Service.

May 1 - June 8, 2014: Ranger Programs - Park rangers will present a 30-minute talk at 2 PM on weekdays. Weekends will feature an 11 AM talk and a caravan tour of the battlefield at 2 PM. Check the Schedule of Events for detailed program descriptions.

June 9 - August 17, 2014: Ranger Programs - Park rangers will offer talks, walks, or tours at 10 & 11 AM, 1 & 2 PM daily. Check the Schedule of Events for detailed program descriptions.

August 18 - October 31, 2013: Ranger Programs - Park rangers will present a 30-minute talk at 2 PM on weekdays. Weekends will feature an 11 AM talk and a caravan tour of the battlefield at 2 PM. Check the Schedule of Events for detailed program descriptions.

Did You Know?

Parsons' Battery Exhibit

The men of Parsons' Battery, Batteries H & M of the Fourth U.S. Artillery, fired 2,199 cannon rounds during the Battle of Stones River. That was more than ten percent of all of the Union artillery rounds fired during the battle.