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My husband and I visited Wilson's Creek for the first time and had a blast. We rode through it on our bikes and did some hiking on the trails. We enjoyed the day so much that we bought a season pass. It's fun to see...More
I've been to quite a few Civil War battlefields. This one ranks high on my list. Many sites are cramped preserved mini sites barely depicting the scope of the battle. Much of the surrounding area is preserved forever here in the Ozarks. The visitor center...More
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield is a small museum with a lot of information! We liked that we could take as little or as long as we wanted!
The information in the museum was about the whole era of that time! There was lots of interactive...More
I married a high school social studies teacher, that actually loves government and history. This means that we visit a lot of historical areas, if we travel near them. The introduction movie was interesting and I enjoyed it. The museum was also well done and...More
This battlefield near Springfield, MO is good for close to 1/2 day depending. There can be a lot of activities: hiking, running, fishing, horseback riding, etc. Most folks will do the following: do the Visitor Center and see movie, tour the docurama and get maps...More
This driving tour is complete with many informative signs. You can also use your cell phone to learn more at each stop. If the kids hate history, they will love all the Poke-stops and gyms they can hit on the route. We had fun reading...More
Read about this in a magazine and decided to stop. What a neat place. The staff at the main office was not only extremely friendly, but very knowledgeable. There is a small museum you are able to go through to read more about the history...More
My mom, dad, aunt and I drove through the park. It was pretty nice and the grass was mowed a few feet from the road throughout. The stops were nice. Some of them had hikes to get to the actual location of the battle/house/landmark etc...More
It is worth to be there, to experience in person the Wilson's creek battlefield, we spent almost 3.5 hours there, drive along the road, 8 stops in total, there are trails for you to walk to the site in some of the stops. Good for...More