Civil War battlefields host a wide range of wildlife that may or may not have been here more than 150 years ago.
Today you can find white-tailed deer along the tour road. View wildflowers, including the threatened Missouri bladder pod, growing along the trails. Search for migrating warblers and hawks throughout the park. You may even see a biologist collecting water samples, monitoring invertebrates and fish.
Discover the animals and plants that call Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield home and find out how the National Park Service protects them and their habitat.