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Three men read an exhibit panel and an obelisk monument stands behind them with a forest.
Learn about the battle with outdoor exhibit panels and monuments.

National Park Service

Explore the Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Welcome to Guilford Courthouse National Military Park!

This park is a Revolutionary War battlefield that commemorates the Battle of Guilford Courthouse between Major General Nathanael Greene's milita and Continental army versus Lord Charles Earl Cornwallis British and Hessian army, on March 15, 1781. Whether you seek the footsteps of soldiers or enjoy a walk through the forest, the park offers a reflective space for you to ponder and explore this battle of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. You can chose from a variety of activities designed for youth, adults, individuals, and families!

We recommend that you begin your tour at the Visitor Center the perfect first stop to begin your historical tour of this battlefield. Park rangers or volunteers at the information desk will give you a map of the battlefield. You can learn about the pivotal role the Battle of Guilford Courthouse played at the near conclusion of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.

Hours of Operation

The Park Gates close at 5:00PM which includes the Visitor Center Parking Lot, Tour Road, and Hoskins Farm. Cars left in the parking lots and spaces on the Tour Road after 5:00PM will be subject to a fine. Parking after hours is available in the lot at the intersection of New Garden and Old Battleground.


Activities Not Allowed in the Park

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park is a protected battlefield, and on this battlefield hundreds of soldiers shed blood and fought to create this nation. There are also unmarked and unknown grave locations. Please help us honor these soldiers by not participating in any of the following:

  • Metal detecting: removing artifacts is a federal crime that will lead to severe penalties.
  • Picnicking on the lawns, or at the General Greene Monument. (Picnicking allowed at the Hoskins Farm Site)
  • Recreational activities of any kind, including but not limited to: ball playing, sunbathing, hammock use, kite flying, or frisbee throwing.
  • Skateboarding or rollerblading
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    Last updated: February 27, 2024

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    Contact Info

    Mailing Address:

    2332 New Garden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410


    336 288-1776
    This phone number will direct your call to the Visitor Center where you can speak with a Park Ranger or Volunteer.

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