Pea Ridge National Military Park


Pea Ridge National Military Park

http://www.nps.gov/peri

Region: Ozarks

County: Benton

Pea Ridge National Military Park, located at 15930 Highway 62 Garfield, AR 72732, may be the best-preserved Civil War battlefield in Arkansas. The March 7-8, 1862, battle there was one of the largest fought west of the Mississippi. The 4,300-acre park is interpreted at the park visitor center and museum and through a driving tour that encompasses the majority of the battlefield.

Phone 479-451-8122

Fax 479-451-0219

http://www.nps.gov/peri/

Park grounds are open year round 8-5 daily. The park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day and in severe weather conditions.

Fees
$3.00 - 7 Days
$5.00 - 7 Days
$15.00 – Annual
 
From the Northeast (Republic, MO): Take US 60 to Monett, MO, then south on MO 37 to Gateway, AR. Go west on US 62 to the park.

From the North (Joplin, MO): Take US 71 south until the Pea Ridge Exit and then go left on AR 72.  At the town of Pea Ridge follow 72 to US 62. Turn left on US 62 to the Park.

From the South (Ft. Smith, AR): Take I-540 north. Go through Fayetteville, AR. Continue north on I-540 to the US 62 exit and follow signs to the park.

From the West (Tulsa, OK): Take the Cherokee Turnpike to US 412 to Siloam Springs and Springdale, AR. Take I-540 north to US 62 East and follow signs to the park.

 

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