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Cowpens National Battlefield

4001 Chesnee Hwy, Chesnee, SC 29323-8736
+1 864-461-2828
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Exercise and take in some history

I decided to take my dog out to the battlefield for a walk and enjoy the last of the fall leaves... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sburris65
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Well worth your time!

The park is located in a beautiful rural area. It's a bit off the main road, but definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Daniel S
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Germany
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4001 Chesnee Hwy, Chesnee, SC 29323-8736
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I decided to take my dog out to the battlefield for a walk and enjoy the last of the fall leaves. When we left our house, about 30 minutes away, it was still raining. When we arrived it had slowed to a drizzle but this...More

Thank Sburris65
Reviewed 6 days ago

The park is located in a beautiful rural area. It's a bit off the main road, but definitely worth your time, especially if you like history. The National Park Service rangers and the volunteers that run the place were all very friendly, answered all my...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place for the history lover to explore. A 3 mile loop through beautiful woods with areas that were important in the war marked for info. There's a cabin from the late 1800's. The visitor center has a lot of artifacts and...More

Thank tammy4196d3
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The battlefield is easy to tour and the trail is easy to follow. The staff were friendly and helpful. The markers make it easy to understand the battle and what occurred during the battle of Cowpens.

Thank Darby M
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was a nice little historic site - pretty good actually for a battlefield. Start in the visitor center where you can watch a film showing the events which transpired at this location. You will get a much better understanding if you don't know the...More

1  Thank Baltzer
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We arrived at 10:15AM only to find out that the introductory film is only shown every hour on the hour. Instead, we walked the 1.5 mile loop where the battle occurred. Signs along the way provided good instruction as to troop movements. We learned about...More

Thank Beverly D
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Lots of history, well maintained. A frequently visited site for the Fort Gordon Command And General Staff Officer Course. Read up on the battle prior to going... very enjoyable.

Thank Filmcraft
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Nice park. It has a gift shop and museum. You can drive through the park and look at cabins and memorials of the battles. There are also flat trails to walk and bike on. Fairly low-key but we enjoyed it.

Thank elite99999
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Cowpens is best experienced by getting out on the battlefield. The visitor center has a small museum with a film that should not be missed, but you really need to walk the trail. We had just come from Kings Mountain National Military Park where we...More

Thank PatriotGal
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

It's hard to find anything on the Revolutionary War anymore since it occurred so long ago so this was such pleasurable find. I suggest watching the 18 minute video before hitting the 1 mile walking trail. Makes the trail more understandable and just throws everything...More

Thank PoompasDucks
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