NPS Centennial

The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and we're celebrating all year long! Throughout 2016, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at

A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial efforts. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. Vicksburg National Military Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!



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Call to Action Projects 

  • Youth Cycling Adventure Builds Confidence, Connections to History and the Outdoors

    Youth with JAZZ Ranger

    Ten diverse high school students from North Carolina complete a 1,500 mile bicycle trek from New Orleans to St. Louis. Read more

  • New Waysides Across the Battlefield

    New Waysides with QR Codes

    Vicksburg National Military Park, working in tandem with the Harpers Ferry Center, designed, fabricated, and installed fifty-four new interpretive waysides throughout the battlefield and outlying areas. Read more

  • How Does Your Garden Grow?

    Heritage Garden

    Visitors to Vicksburg National Military Park now have the opportunity to share in 19th-century gardening traditions. The Heritage Demonstration Garden, developed and maintained in partnership with the Master Gardeners of Warren County, Mississippi, is a unique outdoor classroom experience. Read more

  • Vicksburg National Military Park Working to 'Go Green'

    Solar Lighting Installation

    As part of the nationwide effort detailed in the recent launch of the National Park Service 'Green Parks Plan,' Vicksburg National Military Park is making a concerted effort to reduce its carbon footprint. Read more

  • Vicksburg Recruits Shape Up! Junior Ranger Army

    Shape Up Junior Ranger Program

    Starting a fitness program is a lifestyle change that is best supported when the whole family is involved. To encourage families to get out and get healthy together, Vicksburg National Military Park has initiated the “Shape Up, Junior Ranger!” program - a fun way for children and their families to get fit, explore and learn about their National Park and community. Read more

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Mailing Address:

3201 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183


(601) 636-0583

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