Operating Hours & Seasons
The grounds of Tupelo National Battlefield are open during daylight hours everyday of the year. The National Park Service administers the National Battlefield through the Natchez Trace Parkway. Visitors are welcome to ask questions and learn more about the battlefield at the Parkway Visitor Center (Milepost 266) located about six miles north of the monument. The Visitor Center is open every day of the year except December 25, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Time). The Natchez Trace Parkway can be reached at 800-305-7417.
Did You Know?
The July 14-15, 1864 Battle of Tupelo was the last time that Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest's famed cavalry corps fought Union infantry during the Civil War.