Park Visitor Center
Boy/Girl Scout groups should identify themselves as such to park entrance personnel in order to receive entrance fee waivers. In the Visitor Center please provide both troop number and contact information to the ranger at the desk.
Educational tours (elementary, high school, and university groups) are also granted entrance fee waivers by preparing a letter, on school letterhead, which states the educational purpose of the tour, faxing a copy to the park (601-636-9497, ATTN: Superintendent) prior to the visit, and presenting the letter to the park entrance personnel upon their arrival.
Did You Know?
Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."