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Cold Harbor Battlefield Park

5515 Anderson-Wright Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111
+1 804-226-1981
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Handicap accessible and well done

I've been there many times. You can drive through and see both the Union and Confederate vantage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cherylann M
,
Richmond, Virginia
Sunday walk

This park is a great place for a walk for all ages. Get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy O
,
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5515 Anderson-Wright Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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+1 804-226-1981
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been there many times. You can drive through and see both the Union and Confederate vantage points. There is a visitor's center with restrooms and staffed with knowledgeable people. There is also a walking tour. Parking is very good.

Thank Cherylann M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a great place for a walk for all ages. Get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and a little history.

Thank Cathy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My American Aunt told me we must fit in a battlefield if our latest US tour went near Richmond and whilst staying with her in Maine we planned this visit. It is very easy to do if en route to Williamsburg from the West as...More

Thank linskitours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unless one is a history buff, Civil War buff, military historian, or homeschooling family on a field trip, one will probably be disappointed in visiting this site. Including a good electric map and small gift shop, the visitor's center on the Cold Harbor driving loop...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

You have to know what happened here, and its importance, to fully appreciate it. The welcome center is small and limited in scope, and if the ranger on duty has no interest in adding some color with little-known stories, the beginner will not get much...More

Thank jdclarksr
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We visited Cold Harbor and sister sites. This site was beautiful. Short butler nice. This is a smaller site with about 190 acres. The gift shop had a very clean bathroom. The ranger was very helpful and we especially enjoyed the driving tour of the...More

Thank SlowPoke59
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We have visted this site twice in the past three years and have been impressed with its beauty and solemn history of a major Civil War engagement. It is keep in pristine condition, it's easily accessible and the visitors center is very nice. If you...More

Thank James R
Reviewed July 13, 2017 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 July 11, 2017

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 July 4, 2017

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
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