Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513- Map It
(352) 793-4781

AAA Editor Notes

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, off I-75 exit 314, e. on CR 48, 1.5 mi. s. on US 301, then 1 mi. w. to 7200 CR 603, commemorates the massacre of Maj. Francis L. Dade and his troops, who were ambushed by Seminole Indians the morning of Dec. 28, 1835. Highlights include reproductions of the log barricade used in the battle and monuments to the valor of Dade and his men. A visitor center has exhibits and artifacts, and an interpretive trail marks the military road and battlefield. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$3 (per private vehicle with maximum eight people); $2 (per person arriving by bicycle or on foot). Exact change is required.
Hours: Grounds daily 8-dusk. Visitor center daily 9-5.