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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

11288 Horseshoe Bend Rd, Daviston, AL 36256-6524
+1 256-234-7111
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VERY SOMBER SITE: LAST MAJOR BATTLE BETWEEN SETTLERS & NATIVE AMERICANS EAST OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER..

Located in Daviston Alabama, this is one of the saddest locations in native American history. Many... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Greg B
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Topeka, Kansas
Interesting history and quiet park!

Recommend stop ! The history of the war with Jackson and the Creek Indians very interesting! The 3... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
ELFDUDE
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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11288 Horseshoe Bend Rd, Daviston, AL 36256-6524
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Located in Daviston Alabama, this is one of the saddest locations in native American history. Many historians feel the battle that took place here was the final defeat for the native Americans who wanted to stay east of the Mississippi. Although the settlers were easily...More

Thank Greg B
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Recommend stop ! The history of the war with Jackson and the Creek Indians very interesting! The 3 mile loop round is perfect for a short run ! Ranger in the park headquarters was very informative! Little outdated park center though

Thank ELFDUDE
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This national park service unit is very small but extremely interesting. Unless you are visiting during a special event like a reenactment, the whole site can be seen in depth in a few hours. Don't miss the video in the visitor center which is extremely...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We like history and were curious about this site. the rangers were friendly and helpful. The introductory video at the center was very well done and sort of sets the tone for the visit. The ranger talk at the first overlook was very well done,...More

Thank Kevin032452
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We got to this park kinda late in the day. There were very few people there, but it was pretty and quite. The points of interest were marked clearly and we enjoyed walking the paths to see and read about the battle.

Thank Tiffany S
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this park as a child but hadn't been back in over 45 years. I first stopped by the welcome center and had a lovely conversation with the park ranger. She was very knowledgeable and spent over thirty minutes explaining and answering questions. The...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great military park to see. Video in the visitor center and the exhibits explains the war and battle as well as aftermath. The driving tour is awesome with information and beautiful scenery.

Thank James C
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The park area is not great. The main part of the park is accessible by car (One way 3miles loop). Nice and simple the Visitor Center. Friendly and nice staff. Suitable for beautiful walks. As for the story, of course you have to live in...More

Thank Naughty-Cougar
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

I have a very high regard for the NPS, as they always have such detailed history in places like this. We stopped here during a short overnight we took to the area, and I was not disappointed. Were it not for my NPS Passport, I...More

1  Thank Carrie N
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I drove past the park a few months ago and looked forward to finding time to go back and explore. I finally did it Saturday. The story of the battles is very sad but important as these battlefields mark the genocide and horrific treatment of...More

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