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The Monterey Pass Battlefield Park

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 visit.

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.