NPS Fort Donelson National Battlefield
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    The park's visitor center, located off US Highway 79, in Dover, Tennessee, is currently closed for an impending renovation. Our temporary home is at the Stewart County Visitor Center, 117 Visitor Center Lane, Dover, TN, 37058. We are open daily from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CT).

    Gate Hours:
    Fall time change to spring time change: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

    Spring time change to Memorial Day: 8:00AM to 6:00PM.

    Memorial Day to Labor Day: 8:00AM to 8:00PM.

    Labor day to fall time change: 8:00AM to 4:30 PM.

    All times CT.

    Ticket Prices

    • Adults: Free
    • Seniors (60+):Free
    • Children (Ages 6-12):Free
    • Children (5 & Under):Free
    • Students:Free
    Teachers are welcome to contact the park to arrange for special programs that work with your classroom curriculum. Please call (931)232-5706 for more information.

    Park Rangers may be available for special group tours. We require advance notice of at least two weeks.