Basic Information

1551 Trap Road
Vienna, VA 22182-1643

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is located in Vienna, Virginia. The park can be accessed by traveling from Route 7, the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267), Beulah Road or Old Courthouse Road. For more detailed information visit the park's directions page.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

The park is open to the public from 7:00 am to dusk every day with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day when the park is closed. During the performance season, the park is closed to public visitation which is not performance related during park festivals and Filene Center performances. This restriction begins two hours prior to show times and ends one hour after performances have completed. The park is closed from dusk to 7:00 am except to those attending authorized events.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: - Sunset
  • Monday: - Sunset
  • Tuesday: - Sunset
  • Wednesday: - Sunset
  • Thursday: - Sunset
  • Friday: - Sunset
  • Saturday: - Sunset

The weather at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is typical for the mid-Atlantic area. There are four seasons. The majority of visitation is during the summers, which can be hot and humid during the day and cooler at night.

Entrance Fees:

No Entrance Fee - $0.00

There is no entrance fee at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

Ranger Station

The Ranger Station is located on the left side of the Main Gate to the Filene Center. Brochures, trail maps, and Junior Ranger books are available inside. Lost and Found can also be found here and retrieved during office hours.


Welcome to Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts!

Wolf Trap was established in 1966 and remains to be the only national park dedicated to the presenting the performing arts. The park is open every day with a few exception and limits. Visit Operating Hours & Seasons for additional information.

The two performing venues in the park; the Filene Center and Theatre-in-the-Woods, have performances from May through September. A full schedule of performances can be seen at the Wolf Trap Foundation site.

Learn about other park activities and offerings at Things To Do or by browsing the Calendar.

Last updated: March 5, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1551 Trap Road
Vienna, VA 22182-1643


(703) 255-1800

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