Alerts & Conditions

George Washington Birthplace National Monument continues to work with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and is using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis.

The following areas of the park are open

  • A Visitor Contact Station is located across from the restrooms at the Visitor Center (Wednesday - Sunday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm)
  • The Park Store is located at the Visitor Contact Station (Wednesday - Sunday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm)
  • Memorial House Museum (through free, timed entry tickets available at the Visitor Contact Station, Wednesday-Sunday 11:00 am to 4:30 pm)
  • Historic Area Grounds
  • Visitor Center parking lot
  • Visitor Center restrooms (accessible through an outside entrance)
  • Nature Trail
  • Potomac River Beach and overflow parking area
  • Picnic Area

The following facilities are closed

  • Visitor Center
  • Visitor Contact Station and Park Store (Monday-Tuesday)
  • Memorial House Museum (Monday-Tuesday)

Planning ahead is important

  • Plan your activities so that you can maintain social distancing
  • Bring everything you'll need with you including, water, snacks, hand sanitizer, sunscreen, bug spray, and a face mask (if you have not been fully vaccinated).
  • Discover things to do in the park
  • Check out virtual opportunities to explore the park

Visit responsibly

  • Most importantly, if you feel sick...stay home!
  • Practice social distancing by maintaining a space at least six feet from others, and wear a face mask when social distancing cannot be maintained. The CDC has offered guidance to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases while enjoying the outdoors.
  • Do not attempt to access areas that are closed. They are closed for your safety.
  • If a parking area is full, please don't park in the grass or along the road.

 

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Last updated: August 31, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1732 Popes Creek Road
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Phone:

(804) 224-1732 x227

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