Passport to Your National Parks

The Trail of Tears Interactive Passport Stamp Map

Looking for places where you can stamp your passports? The below map will help you find them. Just zoom in to find a location. Then, click on the yellow balloon of your choice to see the site name, address, access, image, and website. Note: Not all sites have images (yet). Please contact each site before you go to obtain current information on closures, changes in hours, and fees.

 
 
Passport program book and stamps w/ white background

The popular Passport to Your National Parks program is available at sites on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.

A variety of trail partners offer the passport stamp for trail travelers.

We suggest that you verify directions and hours of operation to be sure you can get the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail stamp.

To learn more about the passport program and to purchase a passport book, visit: www.eparks.com/store/

Where can you get your passport stamp cancellation?

For a complete list of all stamp cancellation locations go to:
www.eparks.com/store/content/863/Passport-Cancellation-Locations/

 
trail of tears blue-colored passport stamp from October 6, 2006


Passport Program sites (updated 7-30-14)
 

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Post National Historic Site
The entrance to the park is on AR169, nine miles south of Gillett, via US165 (The Great River Road), and about 20 miles northeast of Dumas, via US165.
www.nps.gov/arpo/
Mailing address: 1741 Old Post Road, Gillett, AR 72055
Phone: 870-548-2207

Fort Smith National Historic Site
Fort Smith NHS is located at 301 Parker Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901. From Interstate 40 eastbound: Exit at Roland, and drive six miles on Highway 64 to downtown Fort Smith. From Interstate 40 westbound and from North I 540 and Fayetteville, take Interstate 40 westbound to I 540 south. Exit west on Rogers Avenue and continue to downtown.
www.nps.gov/fosm/
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1406, Fort Smith, AR 72902
Phone: 479-783-3961

Lake Dardanelle State Park
Lake Dardanelle State Park is located at 100 State Park Drive in Russellville, Pope County. The park is located at 2428 Marina Road, which is four miles west of Russellville, off State Highway 326.
www.arkansasstateparks.com/lakedardanelle/
Mailing address: 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802
Phone: 479-967-5516

Pea Ridge National Military Park
The park is located at 15930 E Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732. Depending on your starting point, take AR/72/MO 37/I-540 to the US 62 exit and follow signs to the park.
www.nps.gov/peri/
Mailing Address: East Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732
Phone: 479-451-8122

Trail of Tears Association National Office
Call or write for directions to get the passport stamp.
www.nationaltota.org/
Mailing address: 1100 North University, Suite 143, Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: 501-666-9032

GEORGIA

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
The park is located one mile from the intersection of Battlefield Parkway and Lafayette Road. Go one mile on Lafayette Road to the park entrance and visitor center. The stamp is located at the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center.
www.nps.gov/chch/
Mailing address: P.O. Box 2128, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 30742
Phone (706) 866-9241 or (423) 821-7786

Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home
Located at 501 Riverside Parkway in Rome, Georgia.
www.chieftainsmuseum.org/
Mailing address: P.O. Box 373, Rome, GA 30162-0373
Phone: 706-291-9494

New Echota State Historic Site
Located in Calhoun one mile east of I-75 exit #317 on Hwy. 225.
www.gastateparks.org/NewEchota/
Mailing address: 1211 Chatworth Highway NE, Calhoun, GA 30701
Phone: 706-624-1321

Vann House Historic Site
Located three miles west of Chatsworth at the intersection of Hwys. 225 and 52-A at 82 Highway 225 N.
www.gastateparks.org/info/chiefvann/
Mailing address: 82 Highway 225 N, Chatsworth, GA 30705
Phone: 706-695-2598

ILLINOIS

Trail of Tears State Forest
Please call or write for more information.
https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/parks/pages/trailoftears.aspx
Mailing address: 3240 State Forest Road, Jonesboro, Union County.
Phone: (618) 833-4910

KENTUCKY

Columbus-Belmont State Park
Park address: 350 Park Road, Columbus, Kentucky 42032-0009
Phone: 270-677-2327
https://parks.ky.gov/parks/recreationparks/columbus-belmont/

Trail of Tears Commemorative Park
Trail of Tears Commemorative Park, at U.S. Highway 41 and Skyline Drive in Hopkinsville, Christian County.
www.trailoftears.org/
Heritage Center address: 100 Trail of Tears Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: 270-886-8033

MISSOURI

Mark Twain National Forest
Please call or write for directions. Four stamps are available at the following forest offices: Rolla, MO; Potosi, MO; Salem, MO; Poplar Bluff, MO.
https://www.fs.usda.gov/mtnf
Mailing address: 401 Fairgrounds Road, Rolla, MO 65401
Phone: 573-364-4621

Trail of Tears State Park - Visitor Center/Moccasin Springs Road/Nancy Hildebrand's Gravesite
Trail of Tears State Park at 429 Moccasin Springs Road, Jackson. The park is on Missouri Route 177 about eight miles north of Cape Girardeau and eight miles east of Jackson.
www.mostateparks.com/trailoftears.htm
Mailing address: 429 Moccasin Springs Road, Jackson, MO 63755
Phone: 573-290-5268

NEW MEXICO

National Trails Intermountain Region - Santa Fe
This stamp will not be available until rehabilitation work on the Old Santa Fe Trail Building is completed in 2020. Contact us for more information.
Email us
Mailing address: P.O. Box 728, Santa Fe, NM, 87504-0728
Phone: 505-988-6842/6098

NORTH CAROLINA

Cherokee County Historical Museum
Located next to the Cherokee County Courthouse at 87 Peachtree Street in Murphy, NC.
https://www.blueridgeheritage.com/destinations/cherokee-county-historical-museum/
Mailing address: 87 Peachtree Street, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: 828-837-6792

Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Travel along Hwy. 441 N/Tsali Boulevard. Proceed to the intersection of Hwy. 441/Tsali Boulevard and Drama Road. The museum will be at 589 Tsali Boulevard.
www.cherokeemuseum.org/
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1599, Cherokee NC 28719
Phone: 828-497-3481

OKLAHOMA

Cherokee Heritage Center
Located six miles south of downtown Tahlequah at 21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451. Take highway 62 to historical Park Hill, turn east on Willis Road, follow Willis Road to South Keeler Drive.
www.cherokeeheritage.org/
Mailing address: P.O. Box 515, Tahlequah, OK 74465-0515
Phone: 918-456-6007, 888-999-6007

Hunter's Home
Hunter's Home, the former home of George M. Murrell, is at 19479 E. Murrell Home Road in Park Hill, one mile southeast of the junction of state highways 62 and 82, and four miles southwest of Tahlequah.
https://www.okhistory.org/sites/huntershome
Mailing address: George M. Murrell Home, 19479 E. Murrell Home Rd., Park Hill, OK 74451-2001
Phone: 918.456.2751

TENNESSEE

Audubon Acres
This preserve is located at 900 North Sanctuary Road in East Brainerd, which is a suburb of Chattanooga. From I-75, take Exit 3A to E. Brainerd Road - East. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Gunbarrel Road. Follow Gunbarrel Road as it becomes North Sanctuary Road until it reaches the dead end at Audubon Acres - a distance of about two miles from E. Brainerd Road.
www.chattanoogaaudubon.org
Mailing address: Chattanooga Audubon Society, P.O. Box 21219, Chattanooga, TN 37424
Phone number: 423-892-1499

Blythe Ferry
Please call or write for more information about visiting and getting the stamp.
http://www.meigstn.com/cherokee-removal-memorial-park/
Mailing address: Meigs County Executive's Office, P.O. Box 156, Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: 423-334-5850

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
There are three entrances to the park. Call, write, or visit the directions webpage on Great Smoky Mountain's website for more information.
www.nps.gov/grsm/
Mailing address: 107 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone: 865-436-1200

Hiwassee River Heritage Center
http://www.hiwasseeheritage.com/
Mailing address: 8746 Hiwassee St., Charleston, Tennessee 37310
Phone:(423) 665-3373
Alternate contact: Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce, 225 Keith Street SW, Cleveland, TN 37311, 423-472-6587

Red Clay State Historic Area
The park's address is 1140 Red Clay Park Road SW near Cleveland in Bradley County. It is along the Tennessee-Georgia state line about 17 miles east of Chattanooga.
www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/RedClay/
Mailing address: 1140 Red Clay Park, Cleveland , TN 37311
Phone: 423-478-0339

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum
The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum is located 576 State Highway 360, which is approximately one mile east of Vonore.
www.sequoyahmuseum.org/
Mailing address: P.O. Box 69, 576 HWY 360, Vonore, TN 37885
Phone: 423-884-6246

Stone's River National Battlefield
Travel from I-24 to Exit 76 and turn onto Medical Center Parkway. Turn onto Thompson Lane. Turn just before the Thompson Lane bridge and onto the access road to Old Nashville Highway. Turn left at the stop sign onto Old Nashville Highway. The park entrance is about 1/4 mile away on the left.
www.nps.gov/stri/
Mailing address: 3501 Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: 615-893-9501

Tennessee River Museum
495 Main Street, Savannah. Museum is at the corner of Main Street (U.S. 64) and Adams Street, just a few blocks east of the Tennessee River Bridge.
www.tourhardincounty.org/
Mailing Address: 495 Main Street, Savannah, TN 38372
Phone: 800-552-3866

Last updated: April 4, 2019

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Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
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