Pea Ridge National Military Park Modifies Park Operations to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Effective on 04/07/2020, Pea Ridge National Military Park will close the pit toilet located near the Elk horn Tavern. Portable toilets are available an dhave been centrally places in the park, located at the West Overlook. In addition, all trash and recycle facilites have been removed. These additional modifications will enable the park to support federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
As of 04/07/2020, Pea Ridge National Miliatry Park is asking visitors to practice the principles of Leave No Trace by establishing a pack in-park-out policy for all park visitors. This requires visitors to take home all refuse and recyclables they might bring into the park while visiting.
Altough the park visitor center is closed and entrance fees have been waived, the park tour road and trails will remain open for those who wish to come out to get freash air and execrcise. We ask that for the safety of all us to PLEASE remember to practice social distancing by remaining 6 feet apart avoid groups of 10 or more. Updates about NPS operation will be posted on www.nps.gov/coronavirse.