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Hours for the Trail's Main Office

Core hours at the trail's main office are from 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday and the office is closed on federal holidays. Quite frequently, the trail office is open for business at least one hour earlier and one hour later than core hours.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: - Closed
  • Monday:  - 4
  • Tuesday:  - 4
  • Wednesday:  - 4
  • Thursday:  - 4
  • Friday:  - 4
  • Saturday: - Closed

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Passes:

Public WiFi is available.
Internet & Cellular Access Details

The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail is open 24/7 365 days a year. However individual partner sites located along the 3,000 mile trail have varying operating hours and associated fees.

Our headquarters are located at Colonial National Historic Park, Historic Jamestowne at:

1368 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23081

Our mailing address is:

P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690

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Last updated: August 5, 2021

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690


(757) 856-1220

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