Basic Information

January- early March

Visitor Center- Open Wednesdays-Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visitor Center closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, although most of the park is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Early March- December

Visitor Center and Historic Area- Open seven days, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The rest of the park is open from 9:30 a.m. until dusk.

For more information regarding operating hours, please call the park at 804-224-1732.

 

Entrance Fees:

January- early March

Visitor Center- Open Wednesdays-Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visitor Center closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Early March- December

Visitor Center and Historic Area- Open seven days, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 
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NPS

Welcome to the main informational page for the national park that preserves the birthplace of America's "Founding Father."

Bordered by the Potomac River to its north, the Chesapeake Bay to the east, and the Rappahannock River to the south, the park is located in Westmoreland County, part of the historic and bucolic Northern Neck. This area is the birthplace of three future United States presidents, and the only two brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence and is rich in natural and cultural history awaiting your exploration!

Use the following pages to orient yourself to safely make the most out of your visit here to George Washington's Birthplace. Each season brings another reason to visit and trace the first footsteps of the future American hero.

During Daylight Savings Time, certain sections of the park have extended hours. If you are interested in walking, biking, sightseeing, bird-watching, or just being near the water, the national monument has something for you! Use the following pages to learn about how you can best do, safely, the activities mentioned above.

No matter what time of year you visit, please stop at the Visitor Center first to hear the most updated park information. Enjoy your visit to George Washington Birthplace National Monument!

Last updated: June 5, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1732 Popes Creek Road
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Phone:

(804) 224-1732 x227

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