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Johnsonville State Historic Park

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Nice Place to Stop - Historic Civil War Sight

The entrance has a great visitor center which has very interesting articals, books and... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
New Johnsonville, Tennessee

I was the only person at the park Monday and I think that contributed to my reaction to the place... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
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This 1000+ acre historic park offers a great experience to enjoy the outdoors and learn of Johnsonville's long history. A museum, theater, gift shop, and extensive hiking/walking trails are some of the areas main activities. More information on this...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
90 Nell Beard Ln, New Johnsonville, TN 37134-2001
+1 931-535-2789
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

The entrance has a great visitor center which has very interesting articals, books and displays. Park has good paved roads and various displays of the period. Canons, Barricks, Rifle Pits are are shown. Park Ranger lives in the park and schedules various activities. The park...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We visited in April, and were almost the only people there... the drive through the park is very nice and scenic, and the remaining earthworks from the Civil War era are interesting... a little research about what was here at the time and what was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I found it interesting but not much there some signs and the redoubts but thats really all. You have a cemetery but I felt it was small. We didnt get to see the visitors center cause it was closed on Monday which I didnt know...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Tennessee S, Tennessee Parks Operations at Johnsonville State Historic Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

We hope you can come back and see some of our interpretive programs throughout the year. Now is a great time to visit as we host the Battle of Johnsonville Commemorative Living History Event. On the anniversary of the Battle of Johnsonville, November 4, we...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I was the only person at the park Monday and I think that contributed to my reaction to the place. The trail I planned on taking was closed and the park office is not open on Monday so that's just poor planning on my part....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

I've lived in this area all my life and have visited this part a lot. I enjoy hiking the trails but it is so sad to see the destruction of so many old structures just to make a parking lot. At one time you could...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Adrin333
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I have visited here many times over the years as I used to have an Aunt who lived in New Johnsonville. I was happy to see the area get a little love (with the the addition of a visitors center since our last trip) because...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank william m
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If it were not for the artifacts, there is no evidence and you would never know there was a battle here. There are people boating and families fishing in a relaxing and very peaceful environment. Be sure and visit the Johnsonville Park visitor center, it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jesse R
Reviewed 20 June 2016

very well maintained, beautiful views. loved walking the trails and seeing the water. very quiet and plenty of picnic areas and porta potties

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank beckys802
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The Johnsonville Park visitor center is fairly new (2012) but it tells the story of the Civil War battle of Johnsonville. One of the most unusual battles in military history where a land force defeated a naval force. There is a small museum and film...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank MTravi
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Enjoyable park with Civil War Battlefield areas to explore. Very hilly and scenic with plenty of woodpeckers nesting above. Situated on the banks of the Tennessee River.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
There may be a cost for overnight camping (not sure), but there was no cost to access the park... hope this helps...