Plan Your Visit
Although the battlefield landscape is agrarian and may appear to be rural, the park is located less than two miles south of the city of Frederick, Maryland and has numerous amenities even closer. It is always a good idea to wear sturdy walking shoes on our trails and bring your own water, sunscreen, and insect repellent during hot or dry weather. Please also be sure to check our local weather. To ensure your visit is as safe and as fun as possible, be sure to click on the links above.
Monocacy National Battlefield is a trash free park. There are no trash receptacles on the battlefield, so please plan on taking all your trash with you. Thank you for keeping the park clean for all our visitors!
Did You Know?
Amphibians play an important role in the stability and diversity of the park's ecosystem. The American Toad is one of the many different types of amphibians that can be found while hiking some of the streamside trails at the park. More...