• Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP

    Cedar Creek & Belle Grove

    National Historical Park Virginia

Operating Hours & Seasons

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Welcome to the new Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP Visitor Contact Station

The National Park Service

The Visitor Contact Station features exhibits that depict the many stories related to the
Shenandoah Valley's History.

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP has a Visitor Contact Station located at 7712 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645, that can help orient you to the Park and its Partner Sites. Stop in to see our exhibits and find out about the Park, the Partners, information about Self Guided Battlefield Driving Tours, pick up brochures, and to learn about events going on.

Monday, November 4 - Thursday, March 20 the Winter Visitor Contact Station Hours:
Closed on Monday and Tuesday
Open - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10am - 4pm

Starting Friday, March 21 the Visitor Contact Hours:
Open Daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day

For more information on schedules - http://www.nps.gov/cebe/planyourvisit/events.htm

There are no fees for the NPS interim Visitor Contact Station or any ranger led program; therefore the America the Beautiful-National Parks Pass discounts do not apply at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park.

The America the Beautiful-National Parks Pass discounts DO NOT apply at partner sites. Please contact the below partner sites regarding their admission fees to non-Park Service visitor facilities.

Our Partner Sites

Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation Headquarters
Located at 8437 Valley Pike, Middletown, Virginia 22645.
You can contact them directly at 540-869-2064.
Starting October 30, 2013 they are closed for the winter season.
The normal Spring, Summer and Fall operating hours of the Cedar Creek Battlefield HQ visitor center are:
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Belle Grove Plantation -
Located at 336 Belle Grove Road.
Their phone number is 540-869-2028.
Please contact Belle Grove directly for their fee information.
Belle Grove is closed for daily tours from January - March.
Office Hours: 9am-5pm Monday through Friday.

Belle Grove is closed for daily tours from January through March 21 and will open for the 2014 season on Saturday, March 22, 2014

Spring, Summer and Fall operating hours for Belle Grove plantation are:
Monday - Saturday 10-4 (house tours begin at 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15)
Sunday 1-5 (house tours begin at 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:15)

Group tours are available by appointment in advance throughout the year.

Hupps Hill Civil War Museum
Located at 33229 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg, VA 22641.
Their phone number is 540-465-5884.
Please contact them directly for fee information.
Year round Operating hours for Hupps Hill Civil War Museum are:
Open Daily 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

To learn more about what our partner sites offer; either click on the links above to direct you to their websites - or - Click here to go to our Partner Sites Special Events Page.


Did You Know?

Union soldiers marching during the 2005 battle reenactment

The Union victory in the Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864), combined with the capture of Atlanta by Gen. Sherman in September, likely contributed to the reelection of President Abraham Lincoln in 1864.