Battery C Park

This park includes one of four earthen batteries erected by the Union army in 1862. This strategic location briefly fell to the Confederates during the Battle of Helena on July 4, 1863. Battery C Park is a self-guided site, but a guided tour may be requested based on staff availability.

This outdoor site now includes:

  • Illustrated panels
  • Landscaped park
  • Paved Walkways & handrails
  • Cannons
  • Life-size metal sculptures
  • Scenic Overlook
  • Battery C Park features a grand view of downtown Helena and the Mississippi River from atop Crowley's Ridge. 

Designations:  National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, National Register of Historic Places, Civil War Helena Attraction

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Latitude: 34.526405 Longitude: -90.597282 Elevation: 314 ft
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Hours Open

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Seasons Open


Visitor Fees


Accessibility Notes

Handicap Access 

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