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

There are no fees to visit Tupelo National Battlefield. Enjoy your visit!

Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

The National Park Service administers the National Battlefield through the Natchez Trace Parkway. Visitors are welcome to ask questions and learn more about the battlefield at the Parkway Visitor Center (Milepost 266) located about six miles north of the monument. The Visitor Center is open every day of the year except December 25, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Time). The Natchez Trace Parkway can be reached at 800-305-7417.

 
Tupelo National Battlefield Site cannon in foreground, monument, and cannon and interpretive sign in background
This small site commemorates the battle of Tupelo and the individuals who lost their lives in the battle.

NPS Photo

 

Tupelo National Battlefield Site is a one-acre commemorative site located along Main Street in Tupelo, Mississippi. The battlefield site is open from sunrise to sunset every day. There are no visitor facilities at the battlefield; you may consider visiting the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center located along the Parkway at Milepost 266 near the intersection of Highway 145 (Gloster St.) and the Parkway. The Visitor Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Time) every day except December 25. The Visitor Center has literature and information about the battle. For more information, or to receive a brochure about the battle, call the Visitor Center at 800-305-7417.

You may also consider visiting the other interpretive sites which help tell the story of the battle of Tupelo. To learn more about these sites and the Battle of Tupelo, you may visit the Mississippi's Final Stands Interpretive Center.

Last updated: March 10, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone:

18003057417

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