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North Anna Battlefield Park

12075 Verdon Rd, Ashland, VA 23047-1502
+1 804-365-7150
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Excellent local battlefield park

The North Anna battlefield is everything a battlefield park should be: excellent interpretive signs... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Zach F
Well kept trials quiet hiking

Though some parts of the trails are steep, the average healthy hiker will have no trouble... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Dennis W
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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12075 Verdon Rd, Ashland, VA 23047-1502

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

The North Anna battlefield is everything a battlefield park should be: excellent interpretive signs with troop maps, well maintained trails, and plenty of directional signs. There's quite a bit to see; the Gray Trail takes you through some well preserved Confederate earthworks and is generally...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Though some parts of the trails are steep, the average healthy hiker will have no trouble navigating the park. Information displays are throughout the park explaining the areas battles

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is rare preserved battlefield that is not managed by the NPS or state. The trenches are well preserved and the signs provide clear understanding of what was going on. The walking trails are clear and well marked. It is a large battlefield with long...More

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The post below is very long and detailed So why go there 1) Untouched, the trenches are still there, amazing 2) The information boards tell the story in order and beautifully done 3) Make sure you visit a) Board 8 on the Gray trail, the...More

1  Thank Mooooose
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I recently relocated near this battlefield and was looking for something to do on a nice sunny day. I actually found this park on Trip Advisor, and went to check it out. The park is definitely tucked away, and the road in is rocky and...More

2  Thank Evan D
Reviewed 28 October 2015

A lot of the parks and historical sites in VA were not in good shape. This one was exemplary. It's so exciting 2 feel like we R time travelers who step in the same steps as our ancestors who settled this country. It's sad at...More

Thank Inacrunch
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This battlefield is sandwiched between Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor Battlefields as part of the Overland Campaign of 1864. This is strictly a walking tour. First the Confederate side, then the Union and then the long walk back. The Confederate trenches are as advertised, the best...More

1  Thank akittynamedtabitha
Reviewed 18 August 2015

This park was not the easiest place to find, but once you do find it, there are all the enjoyable parts of a historic part a person could want: well kept trails, trails suitable for various fitness levels, picnic areas, signs with information on history...More

Thank VHes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The North Anna Battlefield state park is tucked away off Rt. 1 near Ashland, VA. It's not a huge National Park but it contains a lot of history. The park trails basically parallel the existing 150 year old pristine Confederate trenches that are still there...More

2  Thank BaltimoreSkiBob
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I visited the park to enjoy the trails in the beautiful autumn weather. It was peaceful and quite beautiful. The slope down to the river is steep, but it was worth it. If you skip that, the trail is perfect for any age and fitness...More

Thank Lynn P
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