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So different to see a battlefield for real and get an idea of the scale of the real estate... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Richard Manion as your guide is a MUST!

I took this tour with Richard 3-plus years ago which was one of the first of many Civil War... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kerry h
Fort Payne, Alabama
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So different to see a battlefield for real and get an idea of the scale of the real estate involved. It’s so important that the great folks taking care of the land here and all over the country are supported to keep this alive for...More

Thank Geoffhiboz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took this tour with Richard 3-plus years ago which was one of the first of many Civil War battlefields I have toured. I had been to the park a couple of times in earlier years but found it to be a little difficult to...More

Thank kerry h
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love climbing the tower. I have arthritis and find it difficult to climb stairs. I can climb the stairs at the tower. It's great exercise. The steps are short but there are more than 100. I've been told 137.

Thank BlackHatDiners
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I do enjoy history, and this drive after viewing the film in the visitors center really brought the entire Battlefield to life. 8 stops and some beautiful places was just perfect 4 a two or three-hour trip, and there was a plethora...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want to really understnd this complex battle and the personalities involved do some reading before you get there. I recommend Peter Cozzins “This Terrible Sound”. My wife and I had a guide for our day there who helped the battle come alive for...More

Thank Guide370618
Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought the DVD in gift shop, took the self guided auto tour using my cell phone. It brought the magnitude of this battlefield and the opposing forces into scope. This battle brought into play several key mistakes on both sides of the action.

Thank Don W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to watch the movies about this historic battle and how it likely changed the course of America's history. Tour the battlefield using the Cell phone to listen to the details of the various battles. Take your time and think about what took place...More

Thank jima800
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an all-day experience. It is a must see for anyone that has even the smallest interest in Civil War history.

Thank prayerpower4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at visitors center Is very friendly. We took a guided auto tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and more than willing to share his knowledge. I’m glad the very men that fought for their beliefs on these grounds came together to preserve them...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

As a homeschooling family, we like to take every chance we can to experience history. The children enjoy seeing all of the monuments and going through history as others might have. (Well, without being in the middle of battle.). The Wilder tower was their favorite.

Thank Cassie F
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21 August 2017|
Response from mountainlane | Reviewed this property |
I think you sent this comment to the wrong reviewer. My review mentioned nothing about casualty rates of the Spanish American War.
Roxanna B
4 July 2017|
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Response from Drew S | Reviewed this property |
No problem with pets.....just pick up after yourselves. Sorry to have to say that, however there are so many who do not and it is a problem. There are many people who walk their pets through the wooded trails.