Monocacy National Battlefield

Site of July 9, 1864 Civil War battle dubbed "The Battle that Saved Washington." Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early defeated Union forces commanded by Gen. Lew Wallace who later wrote Ben Hur.
Monocacy National Battlefield Photo


Daily, 9am-5pm
closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.


5201 Urbana Pike
Frederick MD 21704
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Guided Tours/Guide Available
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
Rated 5 by Easternloke

October 17, 2020


Driving and Walking Tour

Visited during the COVID-19 quarantine, but we were able to make it work! The visitor center is closed but they have a tent and table outdoor for people to get info, maps, and stamps for the passport...

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Rated 5 by nptp84

August 23, 2020


Visited during COVID 19

Although the visitors centers were closed, we were able to visit 5 stops on an auto tour. There were markers at the sites that thoroughly explained what happened during the Civil War at those sites.

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Rated 4 by brandon3295

July 09, 2020


Neat little park

Was a quick stop but another good national park. We were able to experience the park and enjoyed the history. If you are looking for a quick stop that is worth the time stop here and check out...

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