Because of the shutdown of the federal government, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks, including Colonial National Historical Park. All visitor facilities are closed until the government reopens. All scheduled programs and permitted events have been canceled. Only state and county roads that serve as thruways will remain open.
All park administrative offices are closed, and the website for the agency will not be online. The following closures will be in effect at Colonial National Historical Park:
Historic Jamestowne-All areas and facilities are closed to the public, including the visitor center, glasshouse, and Island Drive.
Yorktown Battlefield-All areas and facilities are closed to the public, including the visitor center, tour roads, Moore and Nelson Houses, beach picnic area, and parking lots in Yorktown to include all concessions.
Colonial Parkway-The C olonial Parkway will be closed in phases, beginning with the portion between Jamestown and Route 199/Kingspoint. If the government shutdown remains in effect, more sections will be closed. All recreational areas along the parkway are closed to public use.