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Part of our in-depth series exploring Southern Early American Forts

Picture of Fort Wade Battery Gun Emplacement

Operating Hours & Seasons

The park is open year-round, although operating hours vary seasonally and from unit to unit.

Directions

Grand Gulf Military Park is located off of Highway 61, 7 miles north west of Port Gibson, Mississippi. Go west on Grand Gulf Road (also 462), for 7 miles. The park is located on the right. For day visitors, please park and come into the museum to pay your admissions fees. Campers turn in the main gate and turn right towards the campgrounds and then check in the museum.

Communities and Related Links
Fort Wade Web Site
Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau

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