A map in the shape of the state of Mississippi highlights locations of Vicksburg and main highways that run through the state. The cities of Natchez, Memphis, Jackson and Vicksburg are noted.
Regional Map of Mississippi (Click to enlarge)
Vicksburg National Military Park is located in western Mississippi, approximately 45 miles from Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Jackson, MS - 45 minutes driving time
  • Natchez, MS - 1 1/2 hours driving time
  • New Orleans, LA - 3 1/2 hours driving time
  • Memphis, TN - 3 1/2 hours driving time
Drive times are approximate.

Traveling to Vicksburg National Military Park

Click on the panels below to view recommended directions to the park entrance via specific transportation. 


Where to Start Your Visit to the Park

Orientation to the park begins at the Clay Street Visitor Center with an 18-minute film. Visitors can then drive the historic 16-mile tour road through Union siege and Confederate defensive lines. Before arriving, we suggest checking for any park alerts that may impact your visit and reviewing the entrance fees and passes information.

Map of Vicksburg NMP and surrounding areas
Interactive Park Map

Explore driving tour stops and routes in the park.

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The National Park Service App

Plan and enrich your visit to Vicksburg National Military Park with the official, free National Park Service App. Download today!

A image of "The Glorious Forth: Ulysses S. Grant at Vicksburg" by Mort Kunstler
Official Park Brochure

Explore the official brochure featuring driving tour information and history of Vicksburg National Military Park.


Last updated: May 17, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

3201 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183


601 636-0583

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