• Cape Henry Memorial Park

    Cape Henry Memorial

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Operating Hours & Seasons

Cape Henry is open year round. It is recommended that all visitation be conducted between the hours of dawn to dusk.

Because Cape Henry is located on Fort Story Military Reservation it may be closed during periods of heightened National Security. Be prepared to stop at the entrance gate and have your drivers license ready. All vehicles are subject to inspection.

Did You Know?

Captain John Smith, Jamestown's third president

Although John Smith was named as a Council member by the Virginia Company of London, he was not allowed to serve in that capacity at first because he had been accused of mutiny. Eventually, Smith became Jamestown’s third president of the Council.