The Monterey Pass Battlefield Park is currently owned by Washington
Township, and is accessible from 8:00 am to dusk. The park features three
miles of hiking trails, fully interpreted, that tells about this important
Civil War battle. It also explains the Confederate retreat and Union
pursuit through the area.
Additional parking and
oversize parking is available along Charmian Road behind the Monterey
Pass Battlefield museum. For current weather radar of the
area, please log onto
i4weather, Hagerstown, MD.
Trails are for foot traffic only. No ATVs or bicycles are allowed on park
trails. Pets must be restrained on a leash at all times while in
the park. If your dog is a bite risk or can be startled by large crowds,
it must be restrained with a proper anti-bite collar and harness. Owners
are not allowed to tie or leash dogs to trees, park benches or signs in
the park. Cleaning pet waste from park grounds is the responsibility of
the owner as prescribed in the park's Rules and Regulations posted on the
kiosk. Pets must not be left unattended in personal vehicles during your
Remember, while visiting the Monterey Pass Battlefield, leave
only footprints and take only photographs. The Monterey Pass Battlefield
Park is a trash free park. Please, no metal detecting as relic hunting in
any Washington Township Park is prohibited. For day use information, please download the Monterey Pass
Battlefield Park Rules and Regulations.
For those who are seeking tours of the battlefield at Monterey Pass,
only our staff are allowed to give tours of the Washington Township owned
battlefield property. Our park rules and regulations adopted in 2011,
prohibits any other guiding services from giving tours of the Monterey
Pass Battlefield Park and Museum.