Operating Hours & Seasons

As of May 7, 2020, the park has reopened to allow recreational access only. Fees are waived. Tour road, battlefield, and trails (including horseback riding) are open. For updates, visit https://www.nps.gov/wicr/learn/news/index.htm

The temporary visitor center and bookstore remain closed in response to federal guidelines for Coronavirus/COVID-19. The permanent visitor center, bookstore, museum, and library remain closed because of ongoing renovations.

The battlefield is open daily, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The battlefield closes at Noon on December 24 (Christmas Eve).

Park (Tour Road) Hours

Summer Hours: 7:00 am to 9:00 pm (May 25 to August 31)
Fall Hours: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm (September 1 to October 31)
Winter Hours: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm (November 1 to March 14)
Spring Hours: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm (March 15 to May 24)

Tour Road hours signs are located at the front gate, on the arm of the Tour Road entrance gate, and next to the Tour Road entrance gate.

Last updated: May 23, 2020

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Mailing Address:

6424 W. Farm Road 182
Republic, MO 65738


(417) 732-2662 x227

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