Trip Planner:   USA  /  Tennessee  /  Franklin  /  Winstead Hill Park

Winstead Hill Park, Franklin

4.5
#6 of 9 in Historic Sites in Franklin
Winstead Hill is a property in Franklin, Tennessee that has significance in 1864 for being in the Second Battle of Franklin battlefield. It is located within the Franklin Battlefield, a U.S. National Historic Landmark area.In the battle, Confederate troops under General Hood attacked from Winstead Hill.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Plan to see Winstead Hill Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Franklin holiday planner.
Source
Create an itinerary including Winstead Hill Park
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
75 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • August 11, 2017
    Nice small park with open spaces, picnic tables, paved walking path and Civil War history. We saw deer on the walking path and plenty of birds. Walk to the top of the stairs for Civil War memorials an...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Visiting Winstead Hill is a great way to get a feel for the area where the Battle of Franklin was fought. In a natural setting with trees, walking trail and picnic area. Restrooms too! As you climb th...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    this is no politically correct stop-it honors the Confederate dead in the Battle of Franklin-as it should be. Use your imagination as you look out from this hill and see the Confederate generals debat...  more »
Google
  • June 23, 2017
    Historical war memorial that most people don't even know is here. Easy parking and walking. Well marked and informative.
  • June 22, 2017
    Great history! Most people don't know what a big deal this was.
  • April 4, 2017
    There is no guide here, but seeing all the memorials to the different states shows the deep feeling of the Confederacy for their fallen soldiers. It also shows you how incredibly wide the Confederate line and the fighting was in this battle.
  • February 16, 2017
    It looks like a really nice park, but I'm going to go back during the day. I went there tonight because Google said there was activity here at all hours. My husband and I go on walks at places like centenial park in Nashville at night all the time so we didn't think anything of it. There were no other cars and it was not really well lit so we decided against walking very far. We stopped to read the signs at least while we were there plus there were some pokestops and then we saw someone in the woods staring at us! Yes this sounds like some made up spooky scary story you tell to your kids at a camp fire but I am serious y'all! They started walking toward us but didn't say anything. It was really scary. So do not pay attention to the popular times thing on Google, only go here during the day for sure.
  • March 26, 2017
    Put up my hammock and let the kids play in the creek. Relaxing and quiet little park.

Plan your trip to Franklin

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Franklin

With its brick buildings and small-town charm, the downtown area remains Franklin's biggest draw, but accommodation options here are limited to just a couple inns and bed and breakfasts. You will, however, find many national-chain hotels in the commercial district around where Murfreesboro Road meets Interstate 65. As an alternative, consider staying on a working farm just outside the town center for a more rustic experience.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Franklin by other users

12 days in Louisiana & Tennessee SEE PLAN November, culture, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Franklin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Franklin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Franklin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Franklin & Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, culture, outdoors, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Franklin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Franklin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Franklin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans