CONSTRUCTION ON INTERSTATE 44 AT EXIT 70
Route MM is closed at Exit 70. Bridge reconstruction is scheduled at Exit 70 from Friday, August 8, 2014 to Saturday, November 8, 2014. Visitors should exit I-44 at Highway 360 (exit 69), then exit 360 at MM Highway and continue south to US Highway 60. More »
TOUR ROAD CLOSED FOR BLOODY HILL RUN
The battlefield Tour Road will close to all foot and vehicle traffic at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2014 in order to prepare for the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Foundation's "Bloody Hill Run" event. The road will reopen on Sunday, October 26.
"CAMPAIGNS & POLITICS: THE CIVIL WAR IN 1864" LECTURE SERIES
The National Park Service and the Springfield Library continue their observance of the Civil War Sesquicentennial with a series of programs focusing on 1864. Open the current issue of "Bookends" Magazine (pdf file) in the link for a full schedule. More »
HISTORIC JOHN RAY HOUSE CLOSED DURING ROOF REPLACEMENT
The Ray House will be closed intermittently through the fall of 2014 while a new roof is installed. We regret any inconvenience. Visitors may wish to call the Visitor Center at (417) 732-2662, ext. 227 to check on the status of the project.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The battlefield closes at Noon on Christmas Eve (December 24).
Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
Park (Tour Road) hours change according to season. The 2014 Tour Road hours schedule is given below:
Tour Road hours signs are located at the front gate, on the arm of the Tour Toad entrance gate, and next to the Tour Road entrance gate.
Did You Know?
Most members of the Missouri State Guard fought in civilian clothes rather than military uniforms at Wilson's Creek.