Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Address: 120 Fort Donelson Rd. 120 National Park Rd. (VC) Dover, TN 37058 Contact Email: fodo_administration@nps.gov Phone: (931) 232-5706
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The site of the first decisive Union victory of the Civil War. A visitor center explains the importance of this pivotal battle. Open daily.


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The area is served by airports in Nashville and Jackson, TN or Paducah, KY. Car rental services are available. The park is located in Dover, Tennessee, northwest of Nashville. From Nashville, take I-24W to Clarksville (Exit 4). Take a left on Wilma Rudolph Blvd. Stay on this highway until you reach 101st Airborne Division Pkwy. Take a right at this intersection. This highway will change into Hwy. 374. From Hwy 374, turn right on Hwy. 79 South. Follow signs to Dover (approximately 30 miles). The visitor center is one mile west of the town.

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City: Dover, TN
Region: Middle Tennessee
Subregion: Nashville & Surrounding Areas

Admission Rates:
No Charge

Hours Open:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Dates Closed:
Christmas




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