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How to Reach the Park

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park is situated in gently rolling country in the Piedmont section of North Carolina, 6 miles northwest of the center of the city of Greensboro. It is one-half mile east of a major north-south highway, U.S. 220.

About Your Visit

You may obtain information about this and other areas of the National Park System at the visitor center located immediately adjacent to the park entrance. This building is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and contains museum exhibits which explain the battle and its significance. Park personnel at the visitor center will assist you. School or other large groups should make advance arrangements with the superintendent of the park for special service.

Adjoining the National Military Park on the southeast is a park owned by the city of Greensboro in which are facilities for picnics and limited fishing.


Guilford Courthouse National Military Park is administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. Park offices are located in the visitor center. A superintendent, whose address is Box 9145, Plaza Station, Greensboro, N.C., is in immediate charge.

Related Areas

Significant parts of several of the major battlefields of the Revolutionary War have been set aside under the control of the Federal Government to be administered by the National Park Service. Areas in this group are: Colonial National Historical Park (which includes the Yorktown Battlefield), Va.; Cowpens National Battle field Site, S.C.; Kings Mountain National Military Park, S.C.; Moores Creek National Military Park, N.C.; and Saratoga National Historical Park, N.Y. Other areas, also administered by the National Park Service and related to the Revolutionary War, are Federal Hall National Memorial, N.Y.; Independence National Historical Park, Pa.; Morristown National Historical Park, N.J.; Statue of Liberty National Monument, N.Y.; and Washington Monument National Memorial, Washington, D.C.


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