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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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Civil War Battlefield

The battle at Pea Ridge helped to keep the Confederates out of Missouri. The NPS has a well done... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Uncrowned, peaceful

A crown jewel of battlefield parks. Pea Ridge is uncrowned, uncluttered by monuments, and largely... read more

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Poway, California
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15930 E Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732-9532
+1 479-451-8122
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 2 days 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 2 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small state park with lots of history. We walked the seven-mile tour road, which most drive, but there were hiking trails (although, not incredibly well marked) and a horse trail.

Thank Jordan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to do this driving tour because of all of the Ingress portals located in the park! I enjoyed reading the history at each stop. They have a CD you can purchase in the gift shop as well. It is also part of the...More

Thank AliceDilts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a large place, it requires a driving tour to see all of it. I was disappointed to see that the Park Service has removed everything with a Comfederate flag or emblem from the gift shop.

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We spent about 90 minutes at Pea Ridge one May morning, and it was worth every minute. My wife and I actually stumbled on the park as we were driving back from Rogers, Arkansas, to Eureka Springs while vacationing. We're delighted that we took the...More

Thank Kenneth R
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