NATIONAL MILITARY PARK

Pea Ridge

Pea Ridge, AR

On March 7-8, 1862, 26,000 soldiers fought here to decide the fate of Missouri and the West. The 4,300 acre battlefield honors those who fought for their beliefs. Pea Ridge was one of the most pivotal Civil War battles and is the most intact Civil War battlefield in the United States.

There are a multitude of truly amazing things to see and do in NW Arkansas.  This Park offers indoor tours as well as a 7 mile long outdoor tour of a piece of Arkansas/Missouri history. Interesting facts, information and personal stories are abundant throughout the park...

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Did You Know?

Pea Ridge was an atypical Civil War battle in that the Southerners actually attacked from the north, and the Northerners from the south.

For more information about this historical park, just 15 minutes from Garfield, AR, visit their website at: http://www.nps.gov/peri/index.htm