Basic Information

Spring and fall in Vicksburg are always very pleasant with cool nights and warm, sunny days with temperatures ranging from lows of 40-50 degrees to highs of 70 degrees. Winter weather in Mississippi is usually mild except for occasional cold air invasions, which normally last only a couple of days. Temperatures range from lows of 30 degrees to highs of 50 degrees. In the summer, weather is consistently hot, beginning in the low 70's and climbing to highs ranging from 80-90 degrees in the afternoon.

Entrance Fees:

Per Vehicle - $20.00

Valid for 7 days

Per Individual - $10.00

Pedestrian, biker, jogger, etc. that walks into the park. Does not apply for individuals driving in to walk the tour road.

Commercial Tours - $25.00

(provided by non-NPS charter tour companies) 1-6 Person Capacity

Commercial Tours - $40.00

(provided by non-NPS charter tour companies) - 7-25 Person Capacity

Commercial Tours - $100.00

(provided by non-NPS charter tour companies) - Over 25 Person Capacity

Motorcycle - $15.00

Per Motorcycle

Entrance Passes:

Vicksburg Annual Pass - $35.00

Valid for one year from date of purchase; does not offer discounts at the cooperating association bookstores.

Visitor Center

Inside the visitor center, Park Rangers are ready to answer your questions and assist with your orientation to park areas. To help ensure that their visit is safe and enjoyable, large groups or tours should check in with the ranger at the desk when they arrive.

USS Cairo Museum

Visitor Center and museum to the USS Cairo. Exhibits include a film, artifacts from the USS Cairo, models, and the actual USS Cairo that visitors can walk on.


Vicksburg National Military Park has a history of many stories. Discover these tales by exploring our site and visiting our park.

Last updated: January 27, 2017

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Mailing Address:

3201 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183


(601) 636-0583

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