Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Trail

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is a U.S. national military park managed by the National Park Service that is the site of the last battle of the Creek War on March 27, 1814.

This 3 mile road includes a one-way loop and skirts the edge of the battlefield and winds along the bend of the Tallapoosa River for which the park is named.

A 2.8 mile long nature trail winds its way around the Battlefield and near Tohopeka Village, the site of a Creek Indian camp in the early 1800s.

To learn more, visit Horseshoe Bend National Military Park.

The bluffs that overlook the river offer stands of River Birches. The nearby understory features multitudes of bird-attracting American Beautyberry bushes. Birds found in good numbers in spring and summer include Northern Parulas, Yellow-throated and Hooded Warblers, and American Redstarts, Wood Thrushes, Summer Tanagers, and Yellow-billed Cuckoos. Check the flocks of kinglets, Brown Creepers, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, and Yellow-rumped Warblers that join the feeding flocks in the park in the colder months. Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is a part of the Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail.

To learn more, visit Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail.

The data below is from All-Trails. To learn more, visit AllTrails.

Distance: 2.2 Miles

Route Type: Loop

Elevation: 154 Feet

  • Hiking
  • Birding
  • Walking
  • Forest
  • River
  • Wildlife
  • Kid Friendly
  • Dogs Welcome on Leash