Alerts & Conditions


Planning ahead is important

  • The Memorial Area is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Visitor Center, Picnic Area, Washington Family Burial Ground, and Potomac River Beach are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. 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 2:00 p.m. During inclement weather, an indoor program is offered inside of the visitor center theater.

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 do not park in the grass or along the road.


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Last updated: May 3, 2024

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1732 Popes Creek Road
Colonial Beach, VA 22443


804 224-1732 x227

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