Spring and autumn are pleasant with mild temperatures. Summers are generally hot and humid, while winters are mild with periods of cold weather, snowfall, and ice storms. Thunderstorms, some severe, are common throughout the spring and summer. During periods of severe weather, visitors should seek shelter, as the area is prone to lightning strikes Visitors are advised to check the weather prior to traveling.
Entrance Fees - $0.00
The site does not charge an entrance fee.
The visitor center for the site is located on the ground floor of the post hospital which is located at the entrance to the site near Old Fort Blvd. The visitor center includes a park store, restrooms and orientation desk. Upstairs is an exhibit of a hospital room of the 1840s.