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?
Following his death at Wilson's Creek, Nathaniel Lyon's body was carried on an elaborate funeral train back to Connecticut. The train made stops in Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York and Hartford, and thousands turned out to view his casket.