There are Reconnoitering Trails available for other Civil War sites such as Fort Negley and Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville TN, Battle of Stones River National Military Park in Murfreesboro TN, The Carter House and Carton Mansion in Franklin TN, Fort Defiance in Clarksville TN, and others.
Each of the Reconnoitering Trails has trail instructions and a questionnaire. These particular trails are less than one mile up to 5 miles in hiking distance. Upon completion of those requirements the participant is eligible to receive a designated Reconnoitering Ribbon Pin for their Fort Donelson Memorial Trail medal.
These trails are open to any individual, groups, clubs or organizations including but not limited to families, schools, churches, Boy and Girl Scouts of America, Trail of Life, American Heritage Girls, Hiking Clubs and any other interested club.