National Military Park
11288 Horseshoe Bend Rd
Daviston, AL 36256

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park tells the story of the Upper Creek people of Alabama, and the conflict with American settlers that resulted in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend on March 27, 1814. The park features a visitor center, a 3-mile loop road through the battlefield, a 2.8-mile nature trail, picnic areas, and a public boat launch.

Visitors are invited to take a break from the summer heat at the Visitor Center. Tour the recently renovated museum, view the park film, or shop in the bookstore. All bookstore purchases support park programs. In addition, the park has two designated picnic areas, a 2.8 mile nature trail, tour road with wayside exhibits, cell tour, and public boat launch.

On 27 March 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson ‘s army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa’s 1,000 Red Stick Creek warriors fortified in a horseshoe shaped bend of the Tallapoosa River. Over 800 Red Sticks died that day. The battle ended the Creek War, resulted in a land cession of 23,000,000 acres to the United States and created a national hero of Andrew Jackson.

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