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Petersburg National Battlefield Park

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Address: 1539 Hickory Hill Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803
Phone Number: 804-732-3531
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Well maintained and very informative

I go here often with my dogs. It has many nice walking trails that have historical landmarks along the way, complete with signage and some with recorded information. There are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
sharkluver1313
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Prince George, Virginia
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Prince George, Virginia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I go here often with my dogs. It has many nice walking trails that have historical landmarks along the way, complete with signage and some with recorded information. There are several parks, with the Eastern Front location housing a gift shop. It is 5 dollars to visit once, 15 dollars for an annual pass. It is a very beautiful park... More 

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Colonial Heights, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You should take the opportunity to view this historical park with exhibits you can see first hand how it was in the days of the civil war. See & touch the cannons that changed history. Your the museum & walk the grounds to experience this time.

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Thank Brian C
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is incredible. The first long-term trench-warfare campaign in human history. Miles of trenches, earthworks, and massive craters. A scenic road takes visitors past many of the remaining earthworks and provides information on the last campaign of the Civil War. However, the total area of the campaign spans many miles and many segments of this battlefield require long trips... More 

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Thank 757KJH1992
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place and hollowed ground for both sides of the American conflict. Fought for States Rights and lost to the Northern need for the South's crops and production capability!

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Thank StephenGanus
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent just a few hours...wish it would have been all day...but we'll be back. The driving tour easy; get your map from the Visitor's Center. The center is small, but also packed with info. Many quick hiking trails from multiple parking areas. There are many informative signs posted all over the battlefield. So close to I-95, worthy of a pass... More 

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Thank John2728
Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family toured the battlefield on a nice spring day hitting most of it including Five Forks. Very spread out, but worth the driving.

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Thank Jeff L
Stony Creek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my gf visit frequently to run or have a picnic. I've ridden my bike before the area isn't very bike friendly in certain areas but that's just a part of nature experience. It's very cheap for a yearly pass I'd recommend this to anyone living near Petersburg and wanting a good nature workout, family time, alone time, or... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I have read so much about the siege of Petersburg which was the longest military action of the Civil War, lasting from approximately June 17 1864 until April 3, 1865. For that reason alone it was a significant event in the war. Also of significance was the fact Lee surrendered six day later after the fall of Petersburg. This is... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a must for any history buff and for those who are not history fanatics the scenery is beautiful. I highly recommend.

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Thank FamilyMan2216
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nice and beautiful! Each stop at this park was greatly appreciated. There is a lot of walking, but well worth it!

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