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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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Great driving tour

The driving tour takes about an hour and a half to stop and read the main information boards at... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robert W
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Park Ridge, Illinois
Great park, knowledgable Rangers

This is a nice Civil War park; it is kept up nicely, and the overlook and Elkhorn Tavern are very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeremy M
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Decatur, Illinois
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  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“driving tour” (37 reviews)
“civil war” (73 reviews)
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15930 E Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732-9532
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The driving tour takes about an hour and a half to stop and read the main information boards at each stop and to walk to nearby sites (Elkhorn tavern and the overlooks). Longer walks are available - mostly near Elkhorn tavern. This battle was one...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice Civil War park; it is kept up nicely, and the overlook and Elkhorn Tavern are very nice stops. The Ranger we spoke to at Elkhorn Tavern was knowledgeable about not only the Tavern and battle, but the local area as well.

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have time to take the driving tour but will definitely make time the next time we are in the area. The visitor center is very well done and interesting. If you are a senior, like us, you won't have to pay the fee...More

Thank beachbound2east
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, The reason we went to Pea Ridge is not great. We had just purchased our lifetime National Park passes and wanted to use them. And there in Arkansas was the Pea Ridge National Military Park. You Must GO! Who knew that an important battle...More

Thank Ellesbells742
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't have enough time to take the driving tour but definitely plan to go back. The visitor center is very well done.

Thank ckcpurple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get more than history if you time your visit right to Pea Ridge. Take the driving tour and take your time. During my visit in August, the butterflies abounded. I also saw quail and deer. Pea Ridge is a beautiful property with a series...More

Thank rodietraveler
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This Civil War site is top-notch. The Park Service has gone all out to make this an amazing experience. There are great exhibits, a movie and a historical building with re-enactors. The most interesting is that this is the only Civil War site which is...More

Thank vaisselle
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you are a history buff or have interest in the Civil War, this military park is well worth the visit. The visitor center has lots of maps, interactive information, historical items and Park Rangers are very well versed in the history of this site....More

Thank 281cynthiam
Reviewed 8 August 2017

a very informative tour in which you can do the tour on your own or go on a small bus with a guide. You can get out and walk some trails or just drive the entire 7 miles of the tour. The information center is...More

Thank mdkTopeka
Reviewed 8 July 2017 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
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