Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
6424 West Farm Road 188, Republic, MO 65738, USA
The battlefield is located three miles east of Republic and ten miles southwest of Springfield, Missouri. From I-44, take Exit 70 (MO MM) south to US 60. Cross US 60 and drive 3/4-mile to MO ZZ. From US 60 and US 65, take the James River Expressway to MO 60 south and/or the Republic Exit, then south on MO 60 to MO M, south on MO M 3/4-mile to MO ZZ. Turn south on MO ZZ for one mile to Farm Road No. 182, then turn left into entrance.
Visitor Center with rest rooms, gift shop, electric map for visitors, library (largest in NPS system), collection of the only Trans-Mississippi Museum that traces the history of the Civil War in the West with thousands of historical items, 5-mile auto driving tour provides convenient access to the battlefield with stops at important points of interest.
Summer we have living history events, Ray House, Bloody Hill Tours, historic weapons firing demonstrations are offered, Arts-in-the-Park, August 10th Anniversary Ceremony of the battle, September 12th Moonlight Tour, December 12th Luminary Tour of battlefield.
The Ray House and Bloody Hill have tours certain days of the week, walking trails, bicycling, jogging, and equestrian riding, a film for visitors, a research library, and a electric map presentation