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Pea Ridge National Military Park

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Address: 15930 E Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732-9532
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Beautiful day to drive through the seven miles of historic markers of the Civil War battlefield and the Trail of Tears. Great place for hikers and bikers to visit and experience... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hannibal, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice location for such a tragedy in history. Cost $15 per car load to take the tour. 1 person or 10 in car the price is the same. Watched the 30 min. video and then took the driving tour. Had a wonderful time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful day to drive through the seven miles of historic markers of the Civil War battlefield and the Trail of Tears. Great place for hikers and bikers to visit and experience history at the same time!

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Wuhan, China
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Civil war battleground which is very significant AND great historical references to the Native American history. Trail of Tears and Civil War battle fields intersect here. Free park. Deer and hawks flying around. Only thing is the narrow roads are one way. Awesome park ranger staff.

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Camden, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was in the area over the weekend and visited Pea Ridge National Military Park. There is a lot of history and some very nice views. The park museum offers background on the park and the Civil War battles fought here. There is video presentation as well. It takes about 30 minutes to drive through the park if you don't... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to this park not knowing what to expect, but this was an awesome park. My husband and I enjoyed the serenity and peacefulness of this park. So much history at each stop. We will most definitely be returning in the spring when everything is green. Well worth the money in our opinion.

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Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Pea Ridge for only about two hours, but really enjoyed the history. The Park Ranger on duty in the visitors center was very helpful. The inside museum was well organized and very informative. The self drive tour around the battle areas was also layed out well and the views are terrific.

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Thank LastMangoInPA
Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Start your visit in the Visitors Center. It has a 25-minute movie, which is very well-done, and then an excellent museum which really helps to explain the battle and its setting in Arkansas. We really enjoyed the exhibits and displays. We then drove the loop and stopped at each overlook and stop. Very interesting. We spent a total of almost... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Pea Ridge Battle from 1862 is very well presented and understandable as shown in the park museum. The troop movements are very well shown with two 3D layouts which show the sequence of movements of the troops from both armies. There is also a very good 30 minute film. The park is spacious and has very pleasant scenery and... More 

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Empire, Michigan
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The visitors' center is well-staffed, well-organized and informative. The drive around the battlefield is interesting and educational. Beautiful scenery, as well.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a couple hours here this afternoon. Lovely fall day. Enjoyed driving through the park, stopping at each site to read the markers and take photographs. Loved the rag dolls in the gift shop for cute gifts. So much history. A must for Civil War enthusiasts.

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