Alerts & Conditions


Planning ahead is important

  • The Visitor Center at George Washington Birthplace National Monument is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Park grounds are open daily 9:00 - 5:00 pm. On Mondays and Tuesdays, there are no tours inside of the Memorial House Museum.
  • Bring everything you'll need for a day outdoors including water bottles, snacks, sunscreen, and bug spray.
  • Park tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (weather permitting).

Recreate responsibly

  • Do not attempt to access areas that are closed or behind fences. They are closed for your safety.
  • Do not touch or feed the farm animals.
  • Swimming is discouraged year-round due to strong currents, underwater hazards, and poor water quality. Sharp dropoffs along the shoreline can create dangerous situations.
  • If a parking area is full, please don't park in the grass or along the road.


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Last updated: October 25, 2023

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1732 Popes Creek Road
Colonial Beach, VA 22443


804 224-1732 x227

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