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Great Place to walk among history.

Nice wooded trails, relatively flat landscape with dedication to soldiers who fought there.Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carole O
Nice place to walk

I love going there to walk the trail with my dog. It’s peaceful now, but the informational markers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Short Pump, Virginia
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5515 Anderson-Wright Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111
+1 804-226-1981
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice wooded trails, relatively flat landscape with dedication to soldiers who fought there.Great place for a couple of miles of hiking.

Thank Carole O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I shared the experience with my grandsons who were studying history in school. It was great for them to be able to walk on the same battlefields as some of the historic people of whom they were reading.

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love going there to walk the trail with my dog. It’s peaceful now, but the informational markers scattered in significant areas helps the visitors envision the battle that took place there.

Thank Sparx770
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This was the only thing my new husband wanted to see on our honeymoon. Stopped, power had been out the day before but it was back on. Spoke to the ranger at the small ranger station. Took the drive thru the battlefield and enjoyed “seeing”...More

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I live near the park, it's a beautiful walk or run area steeped with history. The park, its facility and scheduled events are always amazing.

Thank tidyhorsellc
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The visitor center is small but it tells you about 2 battles and even had a light board to give you a visual. Very good information. Be careful using GPS to get there as we went in a circle.

Thank Jacque I
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I love to visit historical places when I am in the area. It is well marked and has plenty of information so that you can get a good idea of what was happening in the area. The surroundings are beautiful.

Thank audawallace
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to learn about history. Enjoy the drive thru Battlefield. Park Rangers very knowledgeable. Good place to go and think about life....

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This National Park Battlefield has a small visitor center/shop with an electronic map to explain the battle and entrenchments. The grounds are well maintained. The walk is nice and the driving tour has 6 quick stops. Kids were working on the Junior Ranger program and...More

Thank shelleyv24
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We walked the short tour thru the battle field and saw the trenches that were dug for protection over 160 years ago. First we listened to the video setting the background of the battle. The ranger was knowledgable and willing to share the information.

Thank davekcpa1
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