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Masks Required Indoors: All people, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside all park buildings, due to substantial community spread of COVID-19 in the local area.

Winter 2021-2022 Schedule Summary

What is Open?

The park is currently operating on our winter schedule through March 2022.

  • Park grounds are open sunrise to sunset.
  • The Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center and the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center are open, 9am-5pm.
  • At Fredericksburg, the park store located behind the visitor center is open daily, 9am-5pm.
  • Chatham Manor grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset, limited weekend building openings, check hour details below for dates.
  • The Jackson Death Site grounds open daily, building closed.
  • Ellwood Manor grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset, building open 10am-4:30pm Saturday & Sunday until November 7, staffed by Friends of Wilderness Battlefield. After November 7, Ellwood Manor building closed for the season, grounds remain open sunrise to sunset.
  • Restroom facilities are available 9am-5pm at both visitor centers, Chatham, the Jackson Death Site, Ellwood Manor, and the Spotsylvania Exhibit Shelter.

Things to Know

  • Hours of operation vary by season. Park buildings will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 24-26, December 31, and January 1.
  • All programs are weather and staff dependent. Check our Facebook for operations updates or call our Weather & Park Closing hotline at 540-693-3200 x3190.
  • For special programs that may be happening during your trip, visit the Calendar.
 

Fredericksburg Battlefield

Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center

Features a 22-minute orientation film offered every half hour (fee) and exhibits (free). Watch the Fredericksburg film online.

Open daily, 9am-5pm

Fredericksburg Park Store

Located next to the parking area behind the visitor center.

Open daily, 9am-5pm

Ranger Programs at Fredericksburg Battlefield

Sunken Road Guided Walk
Daily, 10:30am & 2pm, 45-minutes (no programs after 12/19/2021, dependent on staffing programs may resume after the new year)
Join park staff for a guided walk along the historic Sunken Road and learn about the causes and outcomes of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Meet at the battle painting outside the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center.

Chatham Manor

Historic slave plantation, home, and grounds which served as a field hospital and a US headquarters during the Civil War.

Building open on select days: Saturday 11/6; Sunday 11/7; Saturday 11/13; Saturday 12/4; Sunday 12/12; Saturday 1/8; Sunday 1/9
Grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset

Ranger Programs at Chatham Manor

No programs scheduled at this time

 

Chancellorsville Battlefield

Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center

Features a 22-minute orientation film offered every 30 minutes (fee) and exhibits (free). Or, watch the Chancellorsville film online ahead of your visit.

Open daily, 9am-5pm

Ranger Programs at Chancellorsville Battlefield

Stories from the Battlefield
Saturdays & Sundays, 10:30am & 2pm, 20-minutes (no programs after 12/19/2021, dependent on staffing programs may resume after the new year)
Join park staff to learn about the events of the Battle of Chancellorsville and how these events shaped the war to come. Meet at the battle painting outside the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center.

 

Wilderness Battlefield

Ellwood

The grounds around Ellwood are open sunrise to sunset, even when the house is closed. To access the grounds, park at the Ellwood Manor gate, leaving the gate clear, and walk .4 mile to the grounds.

Open Saturdays & Sundays, 10am-4:30pm (building will close for the season after November 7)
Grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset

Wilderness Exhibit Shelter

An open-air exhibit shelter.

Open sunrise to sunset

Ranger Programs at Wilderness Battlefield

No programs scheduled at this time

 

Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield

Spotsylvania Exhibit Shelter

An open-air exhibit shelter.

Open sunrise to sunset

Ranger Programs Spotsylvania Battlefield

No programs scheduled at this time

 

"Stonewall" Jackson Death Site

Historic building where General Jackson died.

Grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset
Building closed for the season

Old Salem Church

Historic church which served as a battlefield landmark and field hospital during the Chancellorsville Campaign. Grounds open sunrise to sunset.

Grounds open daily, sunrise to sunset
Building closed


Last updated: November 21, 2021

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120 Chatham Ln
Fredericksburg , VA 22405

Phone:

540 693-3200

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