Arkansas Map

Pea Ridge National Military Park

Contact Info
15930 Highway 62
Garfield, AR 72732



On March 7 & 8, 1862, 26,000 soldiers fought here to decide the fate of Missouri. The 4,300-acre park honors those who fought for their way of life, North and South.

Hours + Fees


The park is open year round 8-5 daily. The park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day and in severe weather conditions.

The Visitor Center is open 9:00-4:00 until March 8, 2007. The Visitor Center will go back to summer hours on March 9, 8am to 5 pm.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From the Northeast (Republic, MO)
Take US 60 to Monett, MO, then south on MO 37 to Gateway, AR. Go west on US 62 to the park.

From the North (Joplin, MO)
Take US 71 south until the Pea Ridge Exit and then go left on AR 72. At the town of Pea Ridge follow 72 to US 62. Turn left on US 62 to the Park.

From the South (Ft. Smith, AR)
Take I-540 north. Go through Fayetteville, AR. Continue north on I-540 to the US 62 exit and follow signs to the park.

From the West (Tulsa, OK)
Take the Cherokee Turnpike to US 412 to Siloam Springs and Springdale, AR. Take I-540 north to US 62 East and follow signs to the park.

Customizable Directions

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