Basic Information

Mississippi is classified as a humid subtropical climate, the weather ranges from mild winters to hot summers with high humidity between May and September. Average high temperatures reach into the high 80's in summer, and into the high 40's in winter. Check local forecasts to plan your trip.

Entrance Fees:

No entrance fee - $0.00

Brice's Cross Roads National Battlefield Site is free. The Mississippi’s Last Stands Visitor and Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children under 12 years old. Group rates are available.

Mississippi’s Last Stands Visitor and Interpretive Center

Exhibits, film and the exhibit, which interprets the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads fought June 10, 1864 and the Battle of Harrisburg/Old Town Creek fought July 13-15, 1864, is available to visitors for a $5 fee for adults. Children under 7 years old are admitted free.

Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

The National Park Service administers the national battlefield site through the Natchez Trace Parkway. Since there are no visitor facilities at the battlefield site, visitors are welcome to learn more about the battlefield at the Parkway Visitor Center, located 15 miles south of Brices Cross Roads in Tupelo, at Milepost 266 of the Natchez Trace Parkway. The Parkway Visitor Center is open every day of the year except December 25, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Time).

 
brices cross roads monument in foreground with green grass and roadway in background
The monument at Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield reminds us of those who fought in the battle. 

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Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield is a one-acre commemorative site administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway. Your visit is self-guided, with staff available at the Parkway Visitor Center(milepost 266 of the Natchez Trace Parkway near Tupelo, MS) to answer your questions. When visiting Brices Cross Roads, you may consider a visit to the Mississippi's Final Stands Visitor Center in Baldwyn, MS. You may also consider visiting the other interpretive sites which help tell the story of the battle of Brices Cross Roads. These outdoor exhibits were developed and are maintained by the Brice's Cross Roads National Battlefield Commission.

Last updated: March 9, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone:

18003057417

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