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Visit a National Park This Winter

Planning to visit a national park or site during the winter months? Keep in mind that not all national parks are open year-round, and weather conditions can result in unexpected shutdowns. Also, not all national parks have parking for campers or roadways that are RV-navigable. (Read our Plan a Visit to A National Park and Campendium’s America’s Top National Parks for RV Camping for more information.)

With that in mind, here’s a select list of national parks located on the continental U.S. that, as of this writing, are open during the winter months. If you don’t see your planned destination in the list, check the National Parks website for more information.

ALABAMA

Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
1212 West Montgomery Road, Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088
(334) 727-3200
Open Monday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST. The site is closed Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Russell Cave National Monument
3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740
(256) 495-2672 x113
Open Sunday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT. The park is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
11288 Horseshoe Bend Road, Daviston, AL 36256
(256) 234-7111
Gate to park grounds opens at 8:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m. Visitor center is open from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. The park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

ALASKA

Cape Krusenstern National Monument
PO Box 1029, Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907) 442-3890
Visitor Center Hours: June to August: 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. September to May: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Inupiat Heritage Center
5421 North Star St, Barrow, AK 99723
(907) 852-0422
The Inupiat Heritage Center is open year-round, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

ARIZONA

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Coolidge, AZ 85128
(520) 723-3172
Open every day of the year, except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Independence Day. October 1 to April 30: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; May 1 to September 30 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Coronado National Memorial
Hereford, AZ 85615
(520) 366-5515
Open year-round from civil twilight dawn to civil twilight dusk (approximately 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset). The park closes each night and visitors are expected to be back from hikes and activities 1/2 after sunset. Coronado National Memorial Visitor Center Hours: Operating Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily (closed Christmas Day).

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 293-8990
Open year-round, 24 hours, 7 days a week. Some beaches and other areas are day-use only, from dawn to dusk. These areas are marked with signs. The Lake Mead Visitor Center, located near Lakeshore Road and U.S. 93, is open 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily; closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

ARKANSAS

Fort Smith
301 Parker Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-3961
Open 365 days a year and include the paved trails along the Arkansas River and Belle Point, parking lots, picnic tables, and several excellent outdoor exhibits. The Visitors’ Center, gallows, and Commissary buildings are open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Pea Ridge National Military Park
15930 E Hwy 62, Garfield, AR 72732
(479) 451-8122
Year-round: 6:00 a.m. to dusk; Visitor Center: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (open 7 days a week). Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and for emergencies/severe weather.

Arkansas Post
1741 Old Post Road, Gillett, AR 72055
(870) 548-2207
The park grounds are open daily 8:00 a.m. to sunset. Visitor Center /Arkansas Post Visitor Center: Sunday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CALIFORNIA

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Headquarters: 201 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123-0022
(415) 561-4700
Alcatraz Island—(415) 561-4900: Open all year; closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Fort Point National Historic Site— (415) 504-2334: Open Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Marin Headlands Visitor Center— (415) 331-1540: Open Wednesday through Monday (closed on Tuesdays) from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

John Muir National Historic Site
Visitor Center: 4202 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 228-8860 ext. 0
Muir Home Site: Open year-round 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Mount Wanda Site: Open from sunrise to sunset. 

Joshua Tree National Park
6554 Park Blvd., Joshua Tree, CA 92252
(760) 367-5500
Joshua Tree Visitor Center: Open year-round, Sunday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. See website for times and locations of other Visitor Centers.

COLORADO

Bent’s Old Fort
35110 State Highway 194 E., La Junta, CO 81050
(719) 383-5010
Open year-round: September through May from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; June through August 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Colorado National Monument
1750 Rim Rock Drive, Fruita, CO 81521
(970) 858-3617 x360
For updates on storm or temporary closures call the park hotline at (970) 858-3617 ext 350. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visitor Center hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with extended hours in the summer (8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.). Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

FLORIDA

Biscayne National Park
9700 SW 328th Street, Sir Lancelot Jones Way, Homestead, FL 33033
(305) 230-1144
Dante Fascell Visitor Center: Open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Convoy Point grounds: Open daily from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
1 South Castillo Drive, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Open to the public every day of the year except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. First admission is at 9:00 a.m. and last admission is at 5:00 p.m. All visitors must exit the Castillo no later than 5:15 p.m. The park grounds are closed from midnight until 5:30 a.m.

Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park has three entrances in Homestead, Miami and Everglades City. Please note, these entrances do NOT interconnect.
(305) 242-7700
Open 365 days a year including holidays.
Homestead Entrance: 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, FL 33034. Open 24 hours a day.
Miami Entrance: 36000 SW 8th Street, Miami, Florida 33194. Open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.. The park remains open 24 hours, but vehicles do not have access after 6:00 p.m..
Everglades City / Naples Entrance: 815 Oyster Bar Lane, Everglades City, Florida 34139. Open 24 hours a day.
Park visitor center hours vary depending on staff levels, locations and seasons. For current hours, please visit the visitor center page or call the main park line at (305) 242-7700.

GEORGIA

Andersonville National Historic Site
760 POW Road, Andersonville, GA 31711
(229) 924-0343
The park grounds are open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., allowing access to the National Prisoner of War Museum, the historic prison site and the Andersonville National Cemetery. The park grounds including the National Prisoner of War Museum and the historic prison site are closed only three days per year: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Visitor Center: 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-9241
All units of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park are open for visitation during daylight hours. Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Point Park Main Entrance Gate, atop Lookout Mountain, opens daily at 8:30 a.m. Both Visitor Centers are closed on Christmas Day and on New Year’s Day.

Kennesaw Mountain
900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr, Kennesaw, GA 30152
(770) 427-4686
Visitor Center Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Visitor Center Parking: 6:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m.- Standard Time; 6:30 a.m. -7:30 p.m. – Daylight Saving Time (March-November); Park Hours (Daylight use only): 6:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.  Standard Time; 6:30 a.m.- 8:30 p.m.- Daylight Saving Time (March-November). All facilities are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and on New Year’s Day.

IDAHO

City of Rocks National Reserve
3035 S Highway 77 Spur, Almo, ID 83312
(208) 824-5901
The National Reserve is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round. The Visitor Center is located outside of the reserve in the town of Almo, ID. It is open 7 days a week, including holidays, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. during the peak season, and Tuesdays through Saturdays, except holidays, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. during the off-season.

Hagerman Fossil Beds
221 N State St., Hagerman, ID 83332
(208) 933-4105
Summer Hours: Memorial Day (May 25, 2020) through Labor Day (September 7, 2020): Open every day, 7 days a week, (including holidays) from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Winter Hours: Beginning the Tuesday following Labor Day (September 2, 2019) the Visitor Center will be closed every Tuesday and Wednesday until Memorial Day (May 25, 2020). Open Thursday through Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed all Federal Holidays: Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents Day. Park may close due to unsafe conditions (ice, snow, flooding, fire, etc.) for your protection.

ILLINOIS

Lincoln Home
426 South Seventh Street, Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 492-4241
The Lincoln Home Visitor Center is open from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily except January 1st, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25th.

Pullman National Monument
Visitor Center Address: 11141 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628
The Shared Visitor Information Center is now open Tuesday to Friday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., closed on Mondays.

INDIANA

George Rogers Clark Memorial
401 S 2nd St, Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-1776 x1210
The park is open seven days per week. It is closed on all major federal holidays except Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. The George Rogers Clark Memorial is open from 9 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.

Indiana Dunes
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center: 1215 North Indiana State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304
(219) 395-1882
Open daily 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Central Time, from the Friday of Memorial Day weekend through the Monday of Labor Day weekend; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Time, for the remainder of the year. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

IOWA

Effigy Mounds National Monument
151 Hwy 76, Harpers Ferry, Iowa 52146
(563) 873-3491
The visitor center is open year-round except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and during extreme weather conditions. Trails are open 365 days a year from dawn until dusk. Summer Hours: From Memorial Day to Labor Day: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Winter Hours: From the Tuesday after Labor Day to the Sunday before Memorial Day: 9:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
110 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358
(319) 643-2541
The Visitor Center and historic buildings are open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., except on Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1.

KANSAS

Fort Larned National Historic Site
1767 KS Hwy 156, Larned, KS 67550
(620) 285-6911
Open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Time. The park is open seven days a week and only closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. On rare occasions when there is a heavy snowfall or icy conditions, they may be closed, or delay opening.

Fort Scott National Historic Site
Market, Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-0310
Summer hours are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. April 1 to October 31. Winter hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. November 1 to March 31. The park is closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Nicodemus National Historic Site
304 Washington Ave, Bogue, KS 67625
(785) 839-4233
The visitor center is open year-round, 6 days of the week (closed Sunday), and closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year Day. Hours for the center are 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central Time.

KENTUCKY

Camp Nelson National Monument
6614 Danville Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 881-5716
The monument’s Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, except for major holidays. The grounds, including nearly 4 miles of unpaved trails and dozens of wayside exhibits explaining the significance of Camp Nelson, are open 7 days a week from dawn to dusk.

Mammoth Cave National Park
1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
(270) 758-2180
Mammoth Cave National Park open year-round. The park Visitor Center operates on hours that vary by season and is closed only on Christmas Day, December 25, although severe weather conditions may cause closures if travel conditions warrant. Mammoth Cave Campground hours are daily 12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. See website for specifics regarding times and dates.

MARYLAND

Antietam National Battlefield
5831 Dunker Church Rd., Sharpsburg, MD 21782
(301) 432-5124
Open all year. The Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Park Grounds are open daylight hours.

Catoctin Mountain
14707 Park Central Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 663-9388
Hiking trails and parking areas are open year-round, dawn to dusk, but may close as a result of security or safety concerns. Visitor Center Hours: Spring-Fall (early March to mid-November): 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Winter (mid-November to early March): 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Fort Washington
13551 Fort Washington Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 763-4600
The Visitor Center and Historic Fort are open daily 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The park grounds are open 8:00 a.m. – sunset at all times. Closed January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25.

MICHIGAN

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
1505 Sand Point Road, Munising, MI 49862
(906) 387-3700
Open year-round, 24 hours a day, though many roads are closed by snow in the winter. Camping is allowed year-round.

River Raisin National Battlefield Park
1403 East Elm Avenue, Monroe, MI 48162
(734) 243-7136
The grounds of the Park are open from sunrise to sunset. The Visitor Center hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
9922 Front Street, Empire, MI 49630
(231) 326-4700
The Lakeshore is open 24 hours a day. Campgrounds, visitor centers, and facilities have separate hours, however, please see descriptions of those facilities elsewhere.

MINNESOTA

Pipestone National Monument
36 Reservation Ave., Pipestone, MN 56164
(507) 825-5464
Operating Hours & Seasons: Visitor Center: Summer hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily – every day of the week including Saturday and Sunday. Winter hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily – every day of the week including Saturday and Sunday. Holidays: Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
The Circle Trail: Open daily. This 3/4 mile walking trail is located behind the Visitor Center. During the winter months, parts of the trail may be closed due to weather conditions.

MISSISSIPPI

Brices Crossroads National Battlefield Site
260 Bethany Rd., Guntown, MS 38849
(662) 365-3969
The grounds of the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site are open sunrise to sunset every day of the year. The Mississippi’s Final Stands Interpretive Center (operated by the Mississippi’s Final Stands Civil War Board) is open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The center is closed on Sundays & Mondays as well as most major holidays. 

Natchez National Historical Park
640 South Canal Street, Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 446-5790
Park sites are open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with the exception of the William Johnson House site, which is closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. daily. Effective December 1, 2018 the William Johnson House site will be open for Winter Hours from Wednesdays through Sundays only, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Melrose Estate offers guided tours of the mansion at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Fort Rosalie site is open daily from sunup to sundown.

Tupelo National Battlefield Site
2083 Main St., Tupelo, MS 38801
(800) 305-7417
The grounds of Tupelo National Battlefield are open during daylight hours every day of the year. The National Park Service administers the National Battlefield through the Natchez Trace Parkway. Visitors are welcome to ask questions and learn more about the battlefield at the Parkway Visitor Center (Milepost 266) located about six miles north of the monument. The Visitor Center is open every day of the year except December 25, 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Central Time.

MISSOURI

George Washington Carver National Monument
5646 Carver Road, Diamond, MO 64840
(417) 325-4151
The park is open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. The park is free of admission charge.

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
7400 Grant Road, St. Louis, MO 63123
(314) 842-1867
The park and Visitor Center are both open 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. It’s closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. 

MONTANA

Big Hole National Battlefield
16425 Highway 43 West, Wisdom, MT 59761
(406) 689-3155
The battlefield is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week year-round. The visitor center is only open daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the summers, and Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the winters. The Visitor Center is also closed on federal holidays from November through February.

Glacier National Park
64 Grinnell Drive, Glacier National Park Headquarters, West Glacier, MT 59936
(406) 888-7800
Glacier National Park is open 24 hours a day 365 days of the year. Visitor Centers have varying hours and dates.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
756 Battlefield Tour Road, Crow Agency, MT 59022
(406) 638-3216
Open year-round except on the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Labor Day through September 30th: Entrance Gate: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. October 1st through March 31st: Entrance Gate: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. April 1st through Memorial Day: Entrance Gate: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day: Entrance Gate: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

NEBRASKA

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
301 River Road, Harrison, NE 69346
(308) 665-4113
The park’s two trails are open from dawn till dusk every day. Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Visitor Center is open 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. 7 days a week.

NEVADA

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument
16001 Corn Creek Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89166
(702) 293-8853
Open during daylight hours sunrise to sunset. The park is closed at night.

NEW JERSEY

Morristown National Historic Park
30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 539-2016
Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, 586 Tempe Wick Road,  Morristown, NJ 07960
Washington’s Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960
Park Grounds: The operating hours for the park grounds are seasonal, with the grounds opening at 8:00 a.m. but closing hour is dependent on the time of year.
Washington’s Headquarters Museum and Jockey Hollow Visitor Center both operate on a seasonal schedule.

Thomas Edison National Historical Park
211 Main St., West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 736-0550
The Laboratory Complex is open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. 

NEW MEXICO

Fort Union National Monument
3115 NM Highway 161, Watrous, NM 87753
(505) 425-8025
The monument grounds and visitor center are generally open 7 days a week, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. during the winter season and from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. during the summer season. The summer season runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The monument is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Pecos National Historical Park
1 Peach Drive, Pecos, NM 87552
(505) 757-7241
Open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.
Memorial Day to Labor Day: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Visitor Center is open from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Labor Day to Memorial Day: from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Visitor Center is only open from 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Valles Caldera National Preserve
39201 New Mexico Highway 4, Jemez Springs, NM 87025
(575) 829-4100
Main Entrance is open daily except for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. May 15 to October 31: 8:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. November 1 to May 14: 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Severe winter weather may affect the operating hours.

NEW YORK

Castle Clinton
Battery Park, New York, NY 10004
(212) 344-7220
Open daily from 7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. except for Thanksgiving day and Christmas Day.

Federal Hall
26 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
(212) 825-6990
Open year-round Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., closed on Saturday and Sunday. This site is also closed on the following federal holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Statue of Liberty/Liberty Island
Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004
(212) 363-3200
Liberty Island is open every day except the fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving) and December 25. Check the website for ferry hours.

NORTH CAROLINA

Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
195 Hemphill Knob Road (Parkway Milepost 384), Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 298-5330
Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center: 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m., closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
1500 Fort Raleigh Road, Manteo, NC 27954
(252) 473-2111
The grounds are open for visitation during daylight hours, from sunrise to sunset. In the summer, the grounds are open until the presentation of The Lost Colony—an outdoor symphonic drama—is completed for the evening.

Wright Brothers National Memorial
1000 North Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 473-2111
The Park and Wright Brothers Visitor Center: 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m., closed is Christmas Day.

NORTH DAKOTA

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
315 Second Avenue, Medora, ND 58645
(701) 623-4466
The park is open 24 hours a day, year-round. Please note that the North Unit operates on Central time, while the South Unit operates on Mountain time. Visitor Centers and campgrounds have varying hours and open dates. 

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
564 County Road 37, Stanton, ND 58571
(701) 745-3300
Open year-round. Park trails and grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

OHIO

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
6947 Riverview Road, Peninsula, OH 44264
(330) 657-2752
Open every day, 24 hours a day with the following exceptions: Brandywine Falls, Virginia Kendall Ledges, Octagon, and Lake close from dusk until morning opening.

Dayton Aviation Heritage
16 South Williams Street, Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 225-7705
March through October: 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.; November through February: 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. closed Sunday and Monday. Check the park website’s Operating Hours & Seasons page for exact dates and times of seasonal operations.

PENNSYLVANIA

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 334-1124
April 1 to October 31:  6 a.m. – 10 p.m. November 1 to March 31: 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Comfort Stations located throughout the park are open for visitors during regular park hours. These stations are closed for the winter from mid-November (after Remembrance Day events) through March. Soldiers’ National Cemetery is open dawn to dusk.

RHODE ISLAND

Roger Williams National Memorial
282 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903
(401) 521-7266
Visitor Center Hours: Monday to Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 p.m. Winter Visitor Center Hours: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays starting January 1 to March 31. The visitor center will be open Wednesday to Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Holidays: Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
1254 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 881-5516
The park is closed Monday and Tuesday, open Wednesday to Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. The entrance gate to the parking lot will be shut and locked upon closing. Visitor Center is open 5 days a week (Wednesday – Sunday), 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. except for New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Congaree National Park
100 National Park Road, Hopkins, SC 29061
Open 24-hours a day throughout the year. The Harry Hampton Visitor Center is open from 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. seven days a week and closed on all Federal Holidays.

SOUTH DAKOTA

Badlands National Park
25216 Ben Reifel Road, Interior, SD 57750
(605) 433-5361
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Ben Reifel Visitor Center is open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (summer hours), 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (April and May), 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (early September to late October) and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (winter hours). Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Minuteman Missile
24545 Cottonwood Road, Philip, SD 57567
(605) 433-5552
The visitor center and the Delta-09 missile silo are open and tours of the Delta-01 Launch Control Facility are offered daily except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Days. Operational hours vary from season to season. Tour availability and operational hours are subject to change due to staff availability, inclement weather, and other factors.

TENNESSEE

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Visitor Center: 101 North College Street, Greeneville, TN
423-638-3551
Open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Tours of the President’s Homestead will be held daily at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30. The National Cemetery will remain open on these days from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The National Cemetery will also remain open until 7:00 p.m. on Memorial Day. The site may be closed due to inclement weather during the winter months. 

Stones River National Battlefield
1563 North Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-9501
Open to foot and bike traffic sunrise to sunset, the park tour road open to vehicles from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

TEXAS

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
6701 San Jose Drive, San Antonio, TX 78214
(210) 932-1001
Visitor facilities at Mission Concepcion and Mission San Jose are open seven days a week 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. Contact Stations at Mission San Juan and Mission Espada are generally open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, as staffing permits. All sites closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Fort Davis National Historic Site
101 Lt. Flipper Dr. #1379, P.O. Box 1379, Fort Davis, TX 79734
(432) 426-3224
Daily Hours are 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

UTAH

Arches National Park
North of Moab, UT
(435) 719-2299
Open 24 hours a day, year-round. Arches Visitor Center is open year-round. The building is open daily except for December 25. Hours vary by season.

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd., State Route 9, Springdale, UT 84767
(435) 772-3256
Open 24 hours per day, every day of the year, and no reservations are required to visit. Some services and facilities may close or reduce hours during parts of the year.

VIRGINIA

Colonial National Historic Park
1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA  23690
(757) 898-3400
Park District – Historic Jamestowne: ENTRANCE GATE: Gate hours are from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Daily. All park grounds are closed at sunset. Park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. For closures in Colonial National Historical Park, call the 24-hour phone number (757) 856-1240.

Great Falls Park
9200 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, VA 22102
(703) 757-3101
Open until 30 minutes after sunset. This time varies each day. Great Falls Visitor Center is open 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WASHINGTON

Olympic National Park
3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 565-3130
Open 24 hours a day, year-round. From October through May, some roads, campgrounds, and other visitor facilities are closed or have reduced hours. Visitor centers and Hurricane Ridge Road are closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Other roads and facilities remain open, weather permitting.

WEST VIRGINIA

Wheeling National Heritage Area
1400 Main Street, Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-3087
The area is open to the public all day, every day.

WYOMING

Fort Laramie National Historic Site
965 Gray Rocks Road, Fort Laramie, WY 82212
(307) 837-2221
The park grounds are open from dawn until dusk every day of the year. The Museum and Visitor Center is open daily (with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day) at 8:00 a.m., with extended hours June through August.

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