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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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