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.A visit to Winstead Hill Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Franklin trip planner to plot your vacation.
In the battle, Confederate troops under General Hood attacked from Winstead Hill.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Winstead Hill Park reviews
This modestly sized city park in Franklin just off US 31 is an appropriate blend of history lessons coupled with maintained tracks or trails for walking or jogging. At the main entrance to the park... more »
The park was General Hood's HQ for the Battle of Franklin so the historical significance is important on its own merit. There are several monuments and what I believe to be a nice walking path... more »
There’s just something about this place besides the history that was very special. I enjoy Franklin and make sure I stop here whenever I am in town. Thank you to the ones that are keeping it clean, the grass cut and maintaining the park!
I love this park. There is a ton of history all around Franklin, but the way they have the monuments set up and the detail is incredible. I also enjoy the way the walking trail is here too. You get a slight grade increase on certain parts, some of it feels like your walking in the woods on a paved road, and other parts are wide open. Definitely worth a visit if your visiting!
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