• 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.

Staff Rides

1860's drawing of the Battle of Stones River

From a brief orientation to a full battlefield tour, park rangers stand ready to help members of the armed forces to learn valuable lessons from the Battle of Stones River.

Contact us to schedule a staff ride and use the materials below in addition to other maps and materials found on this site to prepare your group for your visit. You may also request a CD containing staff ride materials prepared by Robert Cameron (Armor Historian at Fort Knox).


Staff Ride Materials (ZIP File - Right click and "Save Target As")

Did You Know?

Prescribed Fire at the Slaughter Pen

Stones River National Battlefield uses prescribed fire to preserve the battlefield landscapes. Fire also helps eliminate invasive exotic plants and encourage the growth of native grass species. More...