Driving Tour (self-guided) – Explore the Prairie Grove grounds from your vehicle during a five-mile driving tour. You may purchase an audio tour on compact disc. The 55-minute CD leads you through 14 stops along the tour. It contains a narrator providing a description of events, and directions to each stop which are also marked by signs. Other voices reading material from historical papers such as letters represent soldiers or settlers who lived through the battle.
Geocache Tour – Enjoy this self-guided, 15-point virtual cache tour of the park grounds. Total walking distance is just over one mile. This tour may take 45 minutes to two hours to complete, depending on your experience level with geocaching. The first point coordinates are N 35° 58.988, W 094° 18.631. By policy, geocaches may only be placed by park employees at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park.
Battlefield Tour – Take a walk along the Prairie Grove ridge from the Latta Barn to the Borden House, where the heaviest local fighting occurred during the Civil War. A guide will offer details of the conflict, point out where significant events happened, and answer questions along the way. Daily guided tours are offered beginning at Hindman Hall Museum, and each lasts about 45min. to hour. You may also opt to take a self-guided walking or driving tour.
Historic House Guided Tour – Every day that the park is open, you can enjoy a guided tour through the historic Morrow and Latta houses. The Morrow House was a Confederate headquarters prior to the Civil War battles of Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove. The Latta House belonged to John and Jane Latta, who arrived in Arkansas Territory in 1834 and raised 12 children. Group rates are available. Daily guided tours are offered beginning at Hindman Hall Museum, and each lasts about 30 min. to 45min. Admission: $5 adults, $3 children, $15 family
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Old Time Fun at the Museum – Meet our staff at the Hindman Hall front desk for specific games or crafts of the day! We provide the materials; you provide the fun and creativity! Admission: Free: