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Pea Ridge National Military Park

15930 E Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732-9532
+1 479-451-8122
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Amazing park

Never knew of this park or the battle until visiting family nearby. This place is a definite must... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
T W
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Yulee, Florida
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Trip to Arkansas

This park has a wonderful visitors center which had a museum with displays of the battle and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara S
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“driving tour” (34 reviews)
“civil war” (76 reviews)
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15930 E Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732-9532
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+1 479-451-8122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never knew of this park or the battle until visiting family nearby. This place is a definite must for any history buffs. An excellent visitor center and film gives a great start to exploring the park. Favorite spot was the Elkhorn tavern which was turned...More

Thank T W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has a wonderful visitors center which had a museum with displays of the battle and a video of the battle. Took a driving tour through the park and enjoyed it very much.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pea Ridge was the site of an important battle and is largely credited with saving Missouri for the union. The battle site is well-preserved and remains unchanged from the days of the battle. There are cannons placed in position to replicate the battle activities, but...More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent National Military Park about the most important Civil War battle west of the Mississippi River. It has a very good vistor center and an excellent drive thru.

Thank JamesWear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The battle at Pea Ridge helped to keep the Confederates out of Missouri. The NPS has a well done Visitor's Center that explains the flow of the battle. A short film also explains the battle. A seven mile loop road connects the main points. The...More

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A crown jewel of battlefield parks. Pea Ridge is uncrowned, uncluttered by monuments, and largely preserved in terrain to its original condition. It is an easy drive through the beautiful landscape, keeping an eye out for the numerous deer that bound across the road. The...More

Thank CivilWar49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being a small but meaningful park, Pea Ridge played a pivotal role in the outcome of the Civil War. Take your time and read the history of how the battle unfolded. My favorite part of the park was the East Side Overlook. From here you...More

Thank hoef972
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been to a lot of battlefields over the years. Compared to the big battles in the east, this battle wasn't a game changer for either side although it was a Union victory. Defeat by the Confederates pretty much gave control of Missouri and...More

Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a terrific display of an important battle field during the Civil War. Places like this must be preserved. They are a part of our history that must not be forgotten. And Pea Ridge does that especially well.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Just a little advance reading will greatly help in understanding how the battle unfolded as you walk the ground.. We employed Mark Wheeler a battle field guide... He was outstanding...

Thank lioncove1
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