Visiting the historic sites

The National Historic Site consists of three separate areas:

Fallen Timbers Battlefield

4949 Jerome Road Maumee  
Directions to the Battlefield

Fallen Timbers Battlefield

The site of the battle consists of 187 acres of woods and open fields. The site has seen relatively little human activity since the 1794 battle, and several significant natural features relevant to the battle are present today.

In 2015 the 1.5 mile Northwest Territory Trail was opened to the public. The trail loops through a wooded area and over a ravine where the 1794 Battle took place. Along the way, you will encounter interpretive areas providing information about the conflict. A planned visitors center will soon open with interpretive displays. Along the way, visitors will encounter interpretive areas providing information about various aspects of the battle. The battlefield may be accessed in Maumee at the intersection of US23/I-475 and US24 (Anthony Wayne Trail). A parking lot and visitors center are located on Jerome Road.

Located north of U.S. 24 West of I-475.

Fallen Timbers Monument

Open to the public dawn to dusk all year.
Directions to the Monument

Fallen Timbers Monument

A 9-acre site approximately 0.25 miles south of the battlefield. Listed as a National Historic Landmark, the monument is owned by the Ohio Historical Society and is managed by Metroparks through an agreement.

Located on Fallen Timbers Lane, just south of U.S. 24.

Fort Miamis

Open to the public dawn to dusk all year.
Directions to Fort Miamis

Fort Miamis sign

Fort Miamis is in a Maumee residential area approximately 5 miles east of the battlefield and memorial. The south side of the fort falls off steeply to the Maumee River. Remnants of the actual fort’s earthworks are visible. Archeological remains at the fort are available for future study and interpretation.


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NHS Passport Stamp for Fallen Timbers BattlefieldNational Parks Service Passport Stamps

Visitors can have their National Parks Passport stamped at the Battlefield or the Maumee Branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, located at 501 River Rd.

Directions to Library

Relic Hunting is Illegal At Fallen Timbers and Fort Miamis

From the National Park Service: Metal detecting/relic hunting is prohibited; possession of a metal detector on park grounds is a felony and subject to up to 1 year imprisonment and $100,000 fine. Destruction of grounds, property, artifacts or monuments in a way sought to remove history from its original surroundings, altering and defacing any artifacts, resources or land is subject to up to 2 years imprisonment and up to $250,000 plus cost of restoration. 16usc 470aa-470ll