The park was named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest, the intrepid Confederate cavalry leader, who on November 4, 1864, attacked and destroyed the federal supply and munitions depot at (Old) Johnsonville at the mouth of Trace Creek. His operations were concentrated along the river in the vicinity of the park
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Free admission to the Park.
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Park hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.-----Park Office and Museum hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.-----Camper quiet time is 10:00 p.m.
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