Safety

A crossing guard in a yellow vest holds a stop sign up as visitors cross the road

Our Priority; Your Responsibility

The staff at Stones River National Battlefield take precautions to make visitors as safe as possible. Visitors should also take steps to make sure their trip is as safe as possible.

Pedestrians, bicycles, and cars can use the roads at the park. Be mindful of crosswalks, intersections, and walking/biking lanes within the park. The Tour Route at Stones River National Battlefield is mainly a one-way road. Drivers and bicyclists should take care to follow all posted speed limits and signs. Pedestrians should use trails or roadsides whenever possible.
When walking, hiking, or biking at the park, remember to drink plenty of water, especially during the summer.
Stones River National Battlefield has a mix of paved, gravel, and unpaved trails. Limestone outcroppings and roots create uneven surfaces and trip hazards on unpaved trails. Bicycles should only ride on paved trails and roads. Please stay on the trails and roads for you safety and that of the wildlife that call the park home. Please stay on the trails and roads for your safety and the safety of the wildlife that call the park home.
When entering the park by foot or bike, only use designated crosswalks. At some crosswalks, a button can be pressed to turn on a flashing caution light.
Wildlife can carry serious diseases, such as Hantavirus and rabies. While they may look friendly, they can react unpredictably. Stay a safe distance away.
If there is an emergency, call 9-1-1 right away. If you need to report a non-emergency, contact the park at 615-893-9501.
 

Hazards to Watch For

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    Last updated: April 19, 2020

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    3501 Old Nashville Highway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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    615-893-9501

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