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Great little playground and running trails

If you are looking for a place to burn off energy along with your children and learn some history... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Rochester, New York
Fort Granger Park

Fort Granger Park is a nice place to take a moment and place yourself in Civil War history. When my... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
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Fort Granger Ave., Franklin, TN 37065
+1 615-794-2103
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

A great place to get a view above Franklin and a great place to picnic or go for a walk in a meadowed wood. It will disappoint those looking for a fully restored and staffed fort. All that's here are the earthworks a wooden walkway...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Interesting part of Civil War history but not very well maintained. Very difficult to read historical markers and overgrown which is too bad. Newer walkways are being put in.

Thank Svensk11
Reviewed August 8, 2017

make no mistake, this is a GREAT Civil War site! Preserved Union fort on the north end of Franklin-so much is still there to see! Great to step back in time. There is a wonderful walk across the river to get to the park-but-it is...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

When we visited, there was only a single swath mowed connecting some of the markers. Did not see the open fields shown in some of the other pictures which others have posted. This was not a very interesting site.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Walking back to Ft Granger is like a mini get-away from the hustle and bustle. Never crowded, nice to visit in winter also when less leaves on the trees. Good Saturday activity or summertime if you need something to do with the kids.

Thank DRL615
Reviewed July 23, 2017

If you are looking for a place to burn off energy along with your children and learn some history then look no further. This little gem has two good-sized playgrounds and an exercise trail. You can also read up on local history via the signs.

Thank Bennyhanaa
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Located in a major suburb, this civil war site is pretty well preserved. You can still see the earthworks and the views provide clear evidence of why this location was chosen. Can be difficult to get there, especially from Pinkerton Park.

Thank NCfamily77
Reviewed June 22, 2017

I found this an interesting stop, it couid do with more signage or a brochure with facts or points of interest. We really didn't exactly know where to go or what we were looking at. Did find a few signs about the fort, but they...More

Thank JStarkey2
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to walk around and read about the history, but I definitely would make it a day trip. If you're in town and like history, great place. You can also walk down to the park and it's close to downtown Franklin!

Thank Megan W
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Fort Granger Park is a nice place to take a moment and place yourself in Civil War history. When my husband and I went, there were only a couple of people there so we could take our time to read each board and not feel...More

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