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Ox Hill Battlefield Park

West Ox Rd., Chantilly, VA
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Very Small But Worth a Visit

Was expecting a visitor's center but only found a small parking lot off of the main highway with... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Vicki K
,
Maryland
Great visit

Had an awesome visit to what' is left of the ox hill/chantilly battlefield. It is well maintained... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
Dave L
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Reston, Virginia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
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“civil war” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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West Ox Rd., Chantilly, VA
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

Was expecting a visitor's center but only found a small parking lot off of the main highway with placards explaining what happened at this site. I took a walk around the grounds, reading various informational signs (only took about 20 - 30 minutes total) but...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome visit to what' is left of the ox hill/chantilly battlefield. It is well maintained and taken care of.

1  Thank Dave L
Reviewed May 14, 2017

The significance is probably savored only by the true history buff but even if you know nothing about the Civil War it has a beautiful walking trail. There are plenty of signs and markers so you will gain a greater understanding of what happened. It...More

1  Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

It nice that the Chantilly battle field (Ox Hill) if you are Union has been preserved but it is very small. It shows the battle, aftermath of Second Manassas, that saw incredible fighting in a violent rainstorm where two Union generals died, II Stevens and...More

Thank genegrandisle
Reviewed November 23, 2016

I drove past this Battlefield Park for many years before I stopped by to actually walk through it. This site makes up approximately 5 acres of what was a 500 acre battlefield during the Civil War. It was known as The Battle of Ox Hill...More

1  Thank Razzierb
Reviewed November 20, 2016

This small, quaint park is all that remains of the once large Ox Hill/Chantilly Battlefield from the Civil War. Efforts were undertaken by local/national preservation groups to prevent the large scale development of the field, but no avail. Money won over memories. This small plot...More

1  Thank Traveler O
Reviewed August 21, 2016

This battlefield is the best kept historical secret in Fairfax County, I was pleasantly surprised when we found this small, but larger than life historic site. The site is very well maintained, very peaceful, informative and the interpretive signs are very well written. The path...More

1  Thank Magnolia201
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Nice little battle field park. very short trail. markers do a nice job of explaining the battle, which was the largest battle fought in Fairfax VA. parking has about 10 spaces. worth a quick :15 to :20 review of the park.

1  Thank Charles C
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The park is small. It has a paved path in a circuit. Stations to explain the battle and the historical significance are clear and interesting. The walk is short and a lot if people walk their dogs here. It's in an unexpected location. But easily...More

Thank Anil D
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Untouched battlefield. The history of this place is truly impressive. The land is up kept nicely and there is room to play with kids or a pet. Easy to miss, if you live close but is a worth while stop.

Thank Cary M
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