Basic Information

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument is located in west-central Ohio, in the town of Wilberforce. The park was officially dedicated on April 2nd, 2013 and is the nation's 401st National Park Service site.

Let Us Help You Plan Your Visit

  • Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument is located in the west-central Ohio area, about a thirty five minute drive southeast of Dayton.
  • If you're visiting the park, find out about our Hours of Operation before you leave.
  • Whether you're coming to visit the site during an open house or just browsing the grounds during daylight hours, learn about Charles Young and his major life accomplishments by watching the 10 minute Introductory Film online.
  • Before you begin your journey to the park, be sure to check on the current traffic and Road Conditions around the park and Wilberforce area. Visit the Directions page to determine the best way to reach the park.
  • Browse the park Calendar to see what events may be planned for your visit.
  • Get the current Weather conditions for the park and surrounding area.
  • Finish your trip planning by visiting the Eating & Sleeping page to find local area eateries and accommodations.
  • Visiting the park with your pet? Find out where Pets can and cannot go while on park grounds.
  • Visit the Guided Tours page to view a list of open house dates.
  • Looking for more National Park Service areas? You can stay right here in the Buckeye state and see seven more National Park Service sites throughout the state.

Last updated: June 3, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 428
Wilberforce, OH 45384


937 352-6757
Main park information line.

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