Operating Hours & Seasons
The park grounds are open daily from Sunrise - Sunset, all year;
Fort Necessity/ National Road Interpretive & Education Center
Open Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mount Washington Tavern
Open April 15 - November 1Picnic Area
Open April 15 - November 1
Braddock's Grave parking area
Open during summer months only.
Did You Know?
Before the battle at Fort Necessity, George Washington wrote that the meadow would be “a charming field for an encounter”. After the skirmish at Jumonville Glen he wrote there was “something charming in sound” of bullets. After his defeat at Fort Necessity he never again refers to war as charming. More...