• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi


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Vicksburg National Military Park has 16 miles of paved roads open for touring by private and commercial tour vehicles. Visitors with special needs may tour the park on their own with the use of a self-guiding park tour folder, purchase an audio CD tour, access the park's cell phone tour, or hire a licensed battlefield guide. Begin your visit to the park at the Visitor Center located at 3201 Clay Street, Vicksburg, MS.

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.