Pea Ridge National Military Park


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Pea Ridge National Military Park:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Pea Ridge National Military Park

Address:15930 Hwy 62 E
Garfield, AR 72732

Phone:479-451-8122
Fax:479-451-0219
Web: www.nps.gov/peri/
Size: 4,300 acres.
Established: Authorized on July 20, 1956.
Location:80 miles southwest of Springfield, Missouri, off US 62.
Facilities:Picnic area, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, auto touring.
Special Features:The park represents what might be the most well preserved Civil War battlefield in the United States. The Union victory here on March 7-8, 1862, in one of the major engagements of the Civil War west of the Mississippi, led to the Union's total control of Missouri. The park also includes a 2.5-mile segment of the Trail of Tears National Historic Site (see separate entry in National Trails section).

See other parks in Arkansas.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Pea Ridge National Military Park Pea Ridge, Arkansas Fire Management Plan.
(Pea Ridge National Military Park is just 16 miles to the northeast.) More items found during the park's planning included artifacts from the land's agricultural history.
Pea Ridge National Military Park, located in northwestern Arkansas, interprets an important trans-Mississippi battle of the Civil War, during which Union forces halted Confederate efforts to seize Missouri.