Birth and Rebirth

Established to honor the 200th birthday of the first president of the United States, the Birthplace represents more than a century of local, state, and national efforts to memorialize Washington. The Washington's shaped an American identity by their encounters and relationships with Native Americans, enslaved Africans, and other Europeans who were all struggling to find their place in this world. Read More

Phased Approach: Things to Know

Phased Approach: Things to Know

Planning to visit the park? Check here for important information regarding our phased reopening approach.

Park Ranger on cliff overlooking Popes Creek

Work With Us

Have you ever dreamed about being a park ranger? Find out how you can make that happen.

Sunset through the trees on loose gravel trail

Current Conditions

Learn about alerts, closures, and other relevant information before you arrive.

Map of the park with pin for tour stops

Virtual Self-Guided Tour

Discover more information about some of the park's resources through interactive activities!

Things to Do

Things to Do

Discover various recreational opportunities at your park.

Virtually Explore the Park

Virtually Explore the Park

Explore the park from the comfort of your home.

Be a Virtual Junior Ranger

Be A Virtual Junior Ranger

Earn your George Washington Birthplace National Monument Virtual Junior Ranger badge!

A Monumental Difference

A Monumental Difference

Discover how the Birthplace Monument has changed over time through a virtual activity.

Ossabaw Island Hogs

Photo Galleries

Explore the park through images.

Bridges Creek Road facing north in the fall


See George Washington's birthplace come alive on video.

Last updated: November 28, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1732 Popes Creek Road
Colonial Beach, VA 22443


(804) 224-1732 x227

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