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Visiting Pea Ridge National Military Park

DSC_1815The Pea Ridge National Military Park is a 4,300 acre park located in Northwest Arkansas. The park honors and commemorates the 26,000 soldiers who fought here on March 7 & 8, 1862.

Visit the Bentonville, Arkansas Convention and Visitors Bureau website for more information about places to stay near the Pea Ridge National Military Park. [Visit website…]

The park is easily accessible by car or bike. The park entrance is about 20 minutes from Interstate 540 (Exit 86 and travel east via U.S. Hwy 62). The Park is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. year round (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.) A $5.00 permit is required for visitors over the age of 15 who walk or ride a bicycle into the park. A $10.00 per vehicle permit is for all non-commercial visitors. Frequent visitors may wish to purchase the Annual permit which is good for the card holder and guests in a non-commercial vehicle for one year from the date of purchase.

The Foundation is working to improve the public’s experience and raise community and national awareness of the Park.

The National Park Service maintains a complete website with helpful information about planning your visit, exploring the park and learning more about its history. [Click here to visit…]