The 1781 Battle of Cowpens was a pivotal victory for the Patriots and a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Today, the soldiers’ stories, the history of the battle and a glimpse into 18th century backcountry life are preserved and interpreted at Cowpens National Battlefield. Visitors can explore the battlefield, hike a portion of the Overmountain Victory Trail and enjoy the park’s natural setting.
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Report Center for State of the Parks: Cowpens National Battlefield In recognition of the important historical and natural resources protected within Cowpens National Battlefield, the National Parks Conservation Association’s Center for State of the Parks conducted an assessment to determine current conditions of the park’s resources.