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Saturday, September 26, 2015 is National Public Lands Day. To help celebrate, the National Park Service has waived entrance fees for the day to provide a great opportunity for visitors to connect with our shared history, the outdoors and with your National Parks. Pea Ridge National Military Park will have a local group of living historians encamped at the Elkhorn Tavern to talk with visitors and the park artillery crew will provide artillery demonstrations at the visitor center. Artillery demonstrations will occur at 10:30, 11:30, 1, 2 and 3. For more information please call the park at 479-451-8122 ext 227 or visit us at www.nps.gov/peri.
Pea Ridge National Military Park preserves the site of and commemorates the March 1862 Civil War battle that helped Union forces maintain control of Missouri.The park is located 10 miles north of Rogers on US Highway 62.