Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
9
6424 W. Farm Road 182
Republic, MO 65738
Phone: 417-732-2662
Visitor center: daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fought on August 10, 1861, the Battle of Wilson’s Creek was a pivotal battle in Missouri and the second major battle of the Civil War. More than 2,500 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed, wounded or declared missing during the five hours of intense fighting.

The visitor center (ADA compliant) at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield features a 27-minute film, a museum and changing exhibits. A five-mile, self-guided driving tour allows visitors to explore the battlefield at their own pace. Walking trails lead to various battle sites, including Bloody Hill, the Historic John Ray House and the Edwards Cabin.

Anyone doing research on the Civil War in Missouri or the Trans-Mississippi Theater may email connie_langum@nps.gov for assistance.

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GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
  • gift / souvenir shop
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • ADA fully compliant
  • Partially Wheelchair Accessible
SMOKING POLICY
  • smoking allowed outdoors only
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • All ages
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
  • biking / walking trails
PET POLICY
  • service animals welcome
  • pets on leash allowed
RATES
  • less than $10
TYPES OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED
  • Cash
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