Virginia National Parks


Appalachian NST
Park brochure for Appalachian NST
Park Map
Synopsis: Scenic trail that runs from Maine to Georgia
Stamp Location: Available at the following Shenandoad NP facilities: the Byrd VC, the Dickey Ridge VC, the Loft Mountain VC and at park headquarters on US 211 in Luray. See also West Virginia and New jersey for additional locations.
Park stamp for Appalachian NST
Appomattox Court House NHP
Park brochure for Appomattox Court House NHP
Park Map
Synopsis: Site of surrender of the Confederate army at the end of the Civil War
Stamp Location: Located in Bookstore that is located in the Tavern Guesthouse straight up the walkway from the parking area, just past the visitor center north of Appomattox.
Park stamp for Appomattox Court House NHP
Arlington House
Park brochure for Arlington House
Park Map
Synopsis: Historic home and memorial to Robert E Lee.
Stamp Location: Available at the home or in the Arlington Cemetary visitor center, where tours begin. The stamp is also available from the George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters in Turkey Run Park. See the GWMP listing for directions.
Park stamp for Arlington House
Assateague Island NS
Park brochure for Assateague Island NS
Park Map
Synopsis: Ecological park preserving barrier island off MD coast.
Stamp Location: Toms Cove VC located along SR 175 in Chincoteague. See also Maryland for an additional stamp location.
Park stamp for Assateague Island NS
Blue Ridge Parkway
Park brochure for Blue Ridge Parkway
Park Map
Synopsis: Scenic parkway that rides the Blue Ridge Mountains from Shenandoah NP, VA to the Smokey Mountains NP, NC
Stamp Location: Multiple locations including Humpback Rocks VC (mm 5.8) south of Waynesboro, James River VC (mm 63.8) west of Lynchburg, Peaks of Otter VC (mm 86.0) west of Bedford & Rocky Knob VC (mm 169.0) east of Radford. See also North Carolina for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Blue Ridge Parkway
Booker T Washington NM
Park brochure for Booker T Washington NM
Park Map
Synopsis: Site preserves home of former slave turned educator.
Stamp Location: At information to the right as you walk in the Visitor Center off SR 122 in Hardy.
Park stamp for Booker T Washington NM
Cape Henry NM
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Park commemorates the first landing site of the English and America’s first lighthouse.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available on site at the contact station in Fort Story and at the Yorktown VC of the Colonial NHP (see separate listing for directions).
Park stamp for Cape Henry NM
Cedar Creek & Bell Grove NHP
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Park commemorates a nationally significant Civil War landscape and antebellum plantation.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available from either the Cedar Creek VC or the Belle Grove VC.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Claude Moore Farm
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Park is a living history museum which portrays family life on a small, low-income farm just prior to the Revolutionary War. Located next to the CIA & Bush Intelligence Center.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the Farm House on-site. From the Beltway, take exit 44, Georgetown Pike, SR 193. Head east, towards Langley. Go about 2 miles, and turn left on Colonial Farm Rd. If you reach Route 123, you just missed the turn. As you drive down Colonial Farm Road, the CIA is on your right – DO NOT TURN RIGHT.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Colonial NHP
Park brochure for Colonial NHP
Park Map
Synopsis: Historical Park preserving the early establishment of the U.S., including Yorktown and Jamestown.
Stamp Location: Can be obtained at either the Yorktown Visitor Center in Yorktown on SR 238 off US 17 or the Jamestown Visitor Center in Jamestown at the end of the Colonial Pkwy or off SR 31. Another stamp is available at the Poor Potter House site, but it does not list Colonial NHP, just Yorktown. See separate listings for Jamestown NHS & Yorktown NB below.
Park stamp for Colonial NHP
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP
Park brochure for Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP
Park Map
Synopsis: In all, over 100,000 casualties occured in the area (making it the bloodiest ground in North America) and are preserved by this park.
Stamp Location: Known stamp locations: The visitor center on US 1 Bus in Fredericksburg, the VC off SR 3 in Chancellorsville, the Stonewall Jackson Shrine at the end of SR 607 in Guinea and the ranger station in Ellwood.
Park stamp for Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP
George Washington Birthplace NM
Park brochure for George Washington Birthplace NM Synopsis: Park preserves the birthplace of our first president.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the visitor center at the end of SR 204 in Washington’s Birthplace.
Park stamp for George Washington Birthplace NM
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Park brochure for George Washington Memorial Parkway
Park Map
Synopsis: Parkway that extends from I-495 along the Potomac River to Mount Vernon, past Washington, DC.
Stamp Location: Two locations: park headquarters in Turkey Run Park near I-495 (just follow the signs for ‘Park Headquarters’) and the Arlington National Cemetary Visitor Center in Arlington.
Park stamp for George Washington Memorial Parkway
Great Falls Park
Park brochure for Great Falls Park
Park Map
Synopsis: Scenic falls on the Potomac are the center peice of this park.
Stamp Location: Stamp is at the park visitor center off SR 193 in McLean. The stamp is also available at the George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters in Turkey Run Park. See separate listing for directions.
Park stamp for Great Falls Park
Green Springs National Historic Landmark District
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Park helps preserve rural farming landscape.
Stamp Location: The stamp may be obtained at the Swift Run Gap VC in Shenandoah NP and at park headquarters on US 211 in Luray. Contact Rick Childs (rick_childs@nps.gov) for more information.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Jamestown NHS
Park brochure for Jamestown NHS
Park Map
Synopsis: Preserves the site of the first permanent English settlement in North America.
Stamp Location: The site no longer has its own unique stamp, but rather one for the Colonial NHP that specifies Jamestown. It can be found in the visitor center at the end of the Colonial Pkwy (off SR 31 too), just past the Glasshouse south of Williamsburg. You may want to ask around about one specifically for Jamestown NHS though.
Park stamp for Jamestwon NHS
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Park is a memorial to the President and serves as a refuge for people in the D.C. area.
Stamp Location:Stamp can be obtained at the GWMP Headquarters in Turkey Run Park and in the Arlington National Cemetary Bookstore.
Park stamp for the Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove
Maggie L Walker NHS
Park brochure for Maggie L Walker
Park Map
Synopsis: The site commemorates the life of a progressive and talented African American woman.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the visitor center at the intersection of SR 38 and 2nd Ave in Richmond.
Park stamp for Maggie L Walker NHS
Manassas NBP
Park brochure for Manassas NBP
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves the scene of two major Civil War battles.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the visitor center off Sudley Rd (exit 47 off I-66) in Manassas.
Park stamp for Manassas NBP
Marine Corp War Memorial & Netherlands Carillon
Park brochure for Marine Corp War Memorial & Netherlands Carrilon Synopsis: Memorial to U.S. Marines shows raising of the flag on Iwo Jimo. Bell tower was a gift from the Netherlands, showing gratitude for our aide during WWII.
Stamp Location: Two locations: the George Washington Pkwy headquarters in Turkey Run Park near I-495 (just follow the signs for ‘Park Headquarters’) and the Arlington National Cemetary Visitor Center in Arlington.
Park stamp for Marine Corp Memorial & Netherlands Carillon
Petersburg NB
Park brochure for Petersburg NB
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves site of the longest siege in American history.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the Eastern Front VC located on SR 36 (west of I-295) in Petersburg, Appomatox Mansion (Grant’s Headquaters) in City Point and the Five Forks Battlefield Visitor Contact Station.
Park stamp for Petersburg NB
Poplar Grove National Cemetary
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Park reflects the tragedy that befell the United States during the Civil War. Part of Petersburg NB.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the cemetary’s ranger station during the summer. In the winter it’s available at the Five Forks VC of Petersburg NB. See separate listing for directions.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Potomac NHT
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Trail follows historic sites and a range of recreational and educational opportunities.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in Virginia at Prince William Forest Park VC (see separate listing for directions) and at the George Washington Pkwy headquarters in Turkey Run Park near I-495 (just follow the signs for ‘Park Headquarters’). See also D.C., Maryland and Pennsylvania for an additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Potomac NHT
Prince William Forest Park
Park brochure for Prince William Forest Park
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves 17,000 acres of woodland in the midst of the Washington, DC metro area.
Stamp Location: The stamp is available at the parks visitor center just off SR 619 (only a few miles from exit 150 on I-95). Tell the ranger at the fee booth if you are just visiting the visitor center and they will give you a pass and not charge you an entrance fee.
Park stamp for Prince William Forest Park
Red Hill – Patrick Henry NM
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Park preserves the last home and burial place of the orator of liberty and Virginia’s first elected governor.
Stamp Location: The stamp may be obtained at the admissions desk to the museum in Brookneal.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Richmond NBP
Park brochure for Richmond NMP
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves 11 sites in the battle for Richmond during the civil war.
Stamp Location: The stamp may be obtained at the Tredegar Iron Works VC at 490 Tredegar St (at the end of 7th Ave follow signs as its the main visitor center), the Chimborazo Medical Museum along US 60 east of downtown, Fort Harrison and at the Cold Harbor VC along SR 156 in Cold Harbor. There is also a visitor center in Glendale (open seasonally) along SR 156.
Park stamp for Richmond NBP
Shenandoah NP
Park brochure for Shenandoah NP
Park Map
Synopsis: Park protects nearly 200,000 acres of the central Blue Ridge mountains. Skyline Dr which rides along the ridges provides scenic vistas to the east and west.
Stamp Location: Multiple locations along Skyline Dr south from Front Royal including the Dickey Ridge VC (mm 5), park headquarters on US 211 in Luray, 4 miles W of MM 31.5, the Byrd VC (mm 52) and Loft Mountain (mm 79.5) and the Swift Run Gap VC.
Park stamp for Shenandoah NP
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: This wooded island in the Potomac is a fitting memorial to the outdoorsman, naturalist, and visionary who was our 26th President.
Stamp Location:Stamp can be obtained at the GWMP Headquarters in Turkey Run Park and in the Arlington National Cemetary Bookstore. See also D.C. for an additional stamp location.
Park stamp for Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
Park brochure for Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
Park Map
Synopsis: Park is a performing arts center in the D.C. Metro area.
Stamp Location: The stamp is located in the offices beyond the ticket taking area, so try and visit when an event is NOT occuring. Take the local lanes of the Dulles Toll Rd and take the Wolf Trap exit. If the exit is closed, take SR 7 (Leesburg Pike) to Towiston Rd and go south until you reach the farm. During non-events, drive right up to the performance area and park next to the ticket turn-styles. Go inside to the left of the main stage and find the office. Ask for the stamp and someone will help you. Its a in a drawer somewhere, along with the official brochures. Stamp can also be obtained at the Ranger Station.
Park stamp for Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
Women In Military Service For America Memorial
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Memorial to the more than 2 million women who have served in the armed forces since our countries founding.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the Ceremonial Entrance to Arlington National Cemetary. You’ll need to park in the main Arlington garage and walk or take a shuttle over. The stamp is also available from the George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters in Turkey Run Park. See the GWMP listing for directions.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Yorktown NB
Park brochure for Yorktown NB
Park Map
Synopsis: Historical Park preserving the battlefield and place of Surrender by the British and our independence.
Stamp Location: Can be obtained at the Yorktown Visitor Center in Yorktown on SR 238 off US 17. NOTE: Same as Colonial NHP, as it no longer has a separate stamp.
Park stamp for Yorktown NB