Hours & Directions

Administration and Education Office: Open year-round, Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm. 

Historic Village: Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

  • During weekdays - A portion of the Village buildings open, please call ahead for list of those open. 
  • During paid events - Village buildings open. 
  • During unpaid events - Majority of Historic Village buildings open.
  • Before Memorial Day and after Labor Day (September 6, 2021 - May 30, 2022), historic buildings are only open for prescheduled groups (including guided tours) and special events. 

Beach, Boat Launch and Recreation Area

  • Open daily June 1, 2021 - September 6, 2021 from 8:00am to 9:00pm, weather permitting.
  • Open daily September 7, 2020 - October 19, 2021 from 8:00am to 8:00pm. Beach closed until May 2021 after Labor Day.
  • Open daily October 19, 2021 - November 9, 2021 from 8:00am to 7:00pm. Boat Ramp closed November 9, 2020.
  • Open daily November 10, 2021 - March 1, 2021 from 8:00am to 5pm. Recreation Area gate may close due to poor road conditions.
  • Recreation Area Closed for Father's Day Car Show and Youth Outdoor Day. Free of charge, except for pavilion and shelter rentals or during special events. 

​Dogs: Dogs are welcome at any time! Please keep them leashed (maximum length 6 ft.) and pick up after them. Dogs are not allowed in the buildings. Before you decide to bring your furry companion, please consult the event schedule - certain events are loud and may cause your pet undue stress. 

Admission to Charlton Park is FREE, unless there is a scheduled special event. Parking is always FREE.

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