E-Mail Address Entrance
Hours of Operation Location
Telephone Numbers Visitation
Vicksburg National Military Park - 1,728 acres
Vicksburg National Cemetery -
Vicksburg National Military Park
3201 Clay Street
Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183
Sunny, with humid rainy periods throughout the year. Sudden and severe
thunderstorms are common. Mild winters (December-February) with lows below 32
degrees Fahrenheit . Summers (May-September) are hot and humid. Daily high
temperatures exceed 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer humidity ranges from 75-100%.
Wear comfortable sportswear in season, with walking or hiking shoes recommended.
Current weather information is available from the National
Weather Service, Jackson, MS
(50 miles east of Vicksburg).
Send us an e-mail message. If you have questions about the park or this website
you can contact us at the following address:
(single) admission fee (valid 7 days):
$8.00 per vehicle,
$4.00 per non-commercial bus passenger.
(park) pass is:
National Parks Pass
Golden Eagle Hologram
Golden Age passport,
for US citizens 62 and
over, available for a one
Golden Access passport
available: Free (upon proof)
1-6 passenger capacity
7-25 passenger capacity
Over 25 passenger capacity is: $100.00
Donation boxes for monument restoration services are available at both park visitor
Vicksburg National Military Park was established February
21, 1899. It was the fifth national military park created by Congress. Ownership was
transferred from the U.S. Department of War to the U.S. Department of the Interior August
10, 1933. It is the eighth oldest national park in the United States.
Hours of Operation
Vicksburg is open year-round. The park Tour Road: Open daily from 8:00am to
dusk. The Visitor Center and USS Cairo
Museum are closed on December 25 (Christmas Day).
Visitor Center: 8:00 a.m. to
Cairo Museum: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., November to March;
9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., April to October.
Warren County, west-central Mississippi and Madison Parish, northeast
Louisiana. The park entrance is 1/4 mile north of Interstate 20, use exit
4B. Mileage Chart
Give us a call. We're open every day except Christmas (December 25) from 8:00am-5:00pm
Central Time. Our telephone numbers are:
Museum, (601) 636-2199
2004 - 913,391
2003 - 914,501
2002 - 1,067,135
2001 - 934,447
2000 - 968,884
1999 - 1,023,728
1998 - 1,000,369
1997 - 866,980
1996 - 998,103
1995 - 862,801
1994 - 832,362
1993 - 983,758
1992 - 919,033
1991 - 765,085
A complete month by month listing is available on this website. See park visitation statistics.