Plan Your Visit
Fort Monroe National Monument is a new national park unit that will be open year-round for outdoor activities like walking and exploring the grounds. A full schedule of programming will take a few years and will be influenced by the public planning process, but look for limited programming to happen after several months. Most programming and facilities are currently operated through our partners.
Download a map of Fort Monroe National Monument.
Tourism and Recreation
Did You Know?
From lessons learned in the War of 1812, the U.S. built a network of forts for seacoast defense called the Third System. Fort Monroe was the first and largest of these forts and named for President James Monroe.