• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Attend An Event!

Old Abe says, "Attending an event is a fun and easy way to earn stamps!"

Old Abe says, "Attending an event is a fun and easy way to earn stamps!"


Enter a fun run! Join a Park Ranger for a hike! Attend a Shape Up Vicksburg event. Our community has many fun, active events that you can be part of. It's a great way to meet new friends, see new places and learn new things! Earn one stamp for each event you attend.

Below are a list of upcoming events where you can earn a stamp for your Shape Up, Junior Ranger Logbook:

September 2013
September 14, 2013
Event: Shape-Up Junior Ranger Walk
Where: Vicksburg National MIlitary Park Visitor Center

Vicksburg National Military Park, in partnership with Shape Up Vicksburg, will host a "Shape Up, Junior Ranger!" program beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2013, at the Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor Center. Participants will meet in front of the Visitor Center where they will proceed on a 2.75- mile walk, with a stop on the VNMP/Master Gardener Heritage Demonstration Garden.

Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and clothing. All Junior Rangers participating will earn a stamp in the Shape Up Junior Ranger booklets.

Check the flyer below for more information on this event, or call the park at 601-636-0583.


Did You Know?

Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.