Yorktown Battlefield Part of Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia Camping & Hiking

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Directions

For an internet map search or GPS, use the following: Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, Virginia 23690. Eastbound from the Richmond area via I-64, exit 242B for Yorktown, to the Colonial Parkway. Follow the parkway to its end. West bound Interstate 64 from the Virginia Beach/Norfolk/Hampton area for Yorktown should take Route 105 East (Fort Eustis Boulevard east), exit 250B to Route 17. Turn left onto Route 17. Follow the signs to Yorktown Battlefield.

Phone

(757) 898-2410

Activities

BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE

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Hiking Trails

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Yorktown Battlefield Part of Colonial National Historical Park Official Website

Yorktown Battlefield Part of Colonial National Historical Park Map

Discover what it took for the United States to be independent as you explore the site of the last major battle of the Revolutionary War. Here at Yorktown, in the fall of 1781, General George Washington, with allied American and French forces, besieged General Charles Lord Cornwallis™s British army. On October 19, Cornwallis surrendered, effectively ending the war and ensuring independence.