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Cold Harbor Battlefield Park

5515 Anderson-Wright Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111
+1 804-226-1981
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Enjoyed reenactment

We visited the Battlefield during their anniversary when they were having a reenactment. We loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
via mobile
Hiking through the park

You can drive, bike or hike at this battlefield. There is a horseshoe shaped, paved road for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5515 Anderson-Wright Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111
+1 804-226-1981
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Battlefield during their anniversary when they were having a reenactment. We loved it. The tour was a candlelight tour so it was dark and a little spooky. The actors did a great job of portraying soldiers, wives, family members... We really got...More

Thank MRX5
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can drive, bike or hike at this battlefield. There is a horseshoe shaped, paved road for driving and biking and a hiking trail that connects each side. There are signs that provide very interesting information about the battles in the area. The ranger station...More

Thank 447kims
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here because it was the closest visitor center to the Mechanicsville battle. The visitor is small but had an interactive display on both Mechanicsville and Cold Harbor battles. It was interesting to see the movement of troops on the board. When you walk...More

Thank Nadine R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of several sites of the 7 Days Battle. The park rangers are more than willing to give you the story. They also have great views and walking trails. The drive of the "ring" as it is well worth it to get your...More

Thank IrishVoodoo
Reviewed May 29, 2017

This park is great for walking, jogging, or just a drive through to see history. I would give it excellent, but they don't permit bikes on the trails. Several longer loops off the road are great for a hike. Have a hat for the "may...More

Thank tripdbl
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The Battle of Cold Harbor is often described as the battle both sides wanted to forget. The Union forces wanted to forget the battle because of the massive losses in the last day so the battle. The Confederates wanted to forget the battle because of...More

1  Thank Jim Z
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Easy trails that are well marked and maintained. There are signs throughout that explain some of the history of the park. Seeing the trenches along the paths is definitely a somber moment.

Thank Coleen P
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Toured the Cold Harbor battlefield this morning. Before and after we had so much information with the NPS guide Nathan, it added so much to our visit. We walked the full trail, blue white and yellow in about an hour and it is a great...More

Thank smallfootstep
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Great place for civil war buffs!! You can tour by car or walk! Park rangers are friendly and are a wealth of knowledge. You'll find some local folks around the area that had relatives fight here and are gladly willing to share!

Thank Kerkan13
Reviewed April 11, 2017

great story with pics and videos has a walk and views that bring history alive have walking shoes there is a lot so take in

Thank atc4114
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