Learn About the Park


In the people section of the history and culture page, find out about the different individuals that have had an impact on the land. Explore stories and discover places in the park. Learn more about the park through different activities for kids of all ages. Browse through the photo galleries to explore and learn through images.

1930s photo of people waling along the road to the Potomac River Beach

History & Culture

Human history and culture at George Washington Birthplace National Monument stretches back centuries.

Monarch Butterfly on a zinnia in front of the visitor center

Photos & Multimedia

Browse our photo collection and watch videos to discover more about the park from the past to the present.

Junior Ranger standing with junior ranger hat and vest filled with badges in front of Popes Creek

Be a Junior Ranger

George Washington Birthplace National Monument is fun for kids of all ages. Get ideas for things to do on your visit to the park or at home.

Rocking chair on deck overlooking Popes Creek


Find out about the laws, policies, and planning documents that guide park management decisions.

Logo for America's National Parks with bald eagle

America's National Parks Bookstore

Stop by the online store.

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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