Operating Hours & Seasons

Park Entrance Sign
Visitor Center Entrance Sign


Monocacy National Battlefield Hours

Park: 7:00 a.m. to 20 minutes following sunset

Visitor Center: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Physical Address (GPS): 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21704

Mailing Address: 4632 Araby Church Road, Frederick, Maryland 21704

Monocacy National Battlefield is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Ranger Programs

Monocacy National Battlefield's ranger programs are seasonal and are available daily between May 30 to September 5.

Battle Orientation programs are 30-45 minute introductions to the Battle of Monocacy. Ranger Hikes will take place on the Junction Trail or the Gambrill Mill Trail. Maximum distance for Ranger Hikes is up to one mile an may take 45-60 minutes to complete. Hands-on-History programs are 45-60 minute activities that require visitor participation. Activities may include Mock Artillery or Infantry Drill, and handling museum artifacts. The daily ranger schedule is as follows:

Monday - Friday - Meet in the Visitor Center Lobby.

11:00 a.m. | Battle Orientation

2:00 p.m. | Battle Orientation

Saturday & Sunday - Meet in the Visitor Center Lobby.

11:00 a.m. | Ranger Hike (1 mile)

1:00 p.m. | Hands-on-History (Activity - requires physical participation)

3:00 p.m. | Battle Orientation

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4632 Araby Church Road
Frederick, MD 21704


(301) 662-3515
Visitor Center Phone Number

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