• Horse and Carriage in front of Hampton NHS


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  • The Gardens at Hampton

    The Hampton gardens are in bloom. Come see and stroll through the historic gardens from 8:30 am to 5 pm daily.

  • New Tour Hours

    Beginning on Thursday, March 13, 2014, Hampton's mansion and farm buildings will be open for tours from 10 am - 4 pm, Thursday - Sunday.

  • Vistior Contact Station Update-Construction Advisory

    Phase III will continue as designed and this is the longest phase of the project. The Entrance Road and Parking Area will be defined. PARKING IS VERY LIMITED AND BUSES ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE MANSION'S PARKING LOT AND PARKING ANYWHERE ON THE SITE. More »

Park Planning

February 21, 2011 Update: The comment period for the draft General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement is now closed. Thank you to everybody who made comments. You can still read the draft plan by using the links below.

This is the Draft General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Hampton NHS. This plan will provide guidance for managing the park's resources, facilities and visitors experience for the next 15 to 20 years.
HAMP DEIS Front Cover (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Table of Contents & Executive Summary (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Chapter 1 (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Chapter 2 (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Chapter 3 (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Chapter 4 (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Chapter 5 (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Appendix (pdf)
HAMP DEIS Back Cover (pdf)


Collection Storage Facility

Drawings and Specifications:
Volume 1 (PDF, 5.25 MB)
Volume 2 (PDF, 6.79 MB)

Demolition Plan (PDF, 2.51 MB)
Exterior Elevations - Sub Sheet A06
Exterior Elevations - Sub Sheet A07

Did You Know?

Eliza Eichelberger Ridgely

The third mistress, Eliza Eichelberger Ridgely, loved gardening and filled the gardens of Hampton with rare and exotic plants from South America, South Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.