A dog on a park bench with its owner

Pets are welcome at Stones River National Battlefield!

Please follow all regulations regarding pets:

  • All pets must be on a physical leash no longer than 6 feet (i.e. no electric collar "leashes").
  • Owners should clean up after their pets and dispose of their waste in a trashcan.
  • Pets may not be tied to trees, monuments, and/or other park structures.
  • Pets are not allowed inside of the visitor center or within the National Cemetery, with the exception of service animals.
  • Please do not leave your pets in vehicles during hot weather. Weather at Stones River National Battlefield is hot and humid during the summer. The internal temperature of a vehicle can soar to dangerous levels in a manner of minutes.
For more information about policies and regulations related to pets, please see our Laws & Policies section.
A dog stands next to a paved park trail.
Smoky on one of Stones River National Battlefield's trails.

B.A.R.K. Rangers

Do you and your dog love to stretch your legs at Stones River National Battlefield? Contact the park to find more about volunteering together as B.A.R.K. Rangers and help others enjoy the park while following the B.A.R.K. Principles:
  • Bag your waste
  • Always wear a leash
  • Respect wildlife
  • Know where you can go

Last updated: April 6, 2020

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Murfreesboro, TN 37129



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