America's Battleground Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania--this is America's battleground, where the Civil War roared to its bloody climax. No place more vividly reflects the War's tragic cost in all its forms. A town bombarded and looted. Farms large and small ruined. Refugees by the thousands forced into the countryside. More than 85,000 men wounded; 15,000 killed--most in graves unknown. Hours of operation vary by season and building.

Not a lot to see but a nice easy walk with a little history to reflect on. When you get to the split in the trail go left to reach the site. Once done head back the way you came, going around only takes you through a swampy area your not missing anything.

I did some of this trail. It's in great shape and has markers in places telling some of the battle there.

hiking
4 months ago

Nice trail. There was a small hill to climb but nothing to steep. The trail was nice and clean. The only thing was that there was some residential housing close by about halfway thru, but other than that it was a nice walk. There is some well kept cannons and historical sights at the end as well

It was so nice a calming

Great trail well marked and maintained

hiking
7 months ago

This was a pretty good trail. There was not very much elevation change. There were quite a few foot bridges throughout the trail. I started at the far end of Lee Drive and worked backwards. Then I walked along Lee Drive to get back. It was a pleasant day for the hike. After reading the information postings throughout the park, when I heard the whistle of the trains going by, it felt like I was taking a walk through history when this area was controlled by the Confederate Army for a supply line to and from Richmond. Pretty cool.

Beautiful, peaceful paved road. Great for biking, jogging, and walks.

More for biking and driving then hiking. Roads seem to have consumed the trails. Crossing brock rd. is very dangerous.

trail running
Saturday, April 08, 2017

Good workout. Lots of families walking, biking and hiking.

road biking
Sunday, November 27, 2016

This is an amazing path to bike! We will definitely be going again. The path is easy to follow and there are so many great things to see.

Half is in the road if you are doing the blue trail not well marked for me get turn around once. It was clean and had a lot of history on it but I was going to find a new trail in the wood. I don't think I'm would be going back to hike.

walking
Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Awesome and easy trail for daily walking. I bring my dog here all the time and he loves it! Multiple short trails so you can decide the length of your visit. Beautiful place year round, I even had professional pictures taken here for me and my boyfriends 1 year anniversary

Serene, pristine, and interesting. My family lives just across the road from this large park, and we visit a couple times a month, no matter the season, because it's always a great spot. There are many trails lengths to choose from, or you can do the whole loop, all are well kept and easy to navigate for the whole family. Deer are seen daily at dusk.

Good leisure trail for the family, as with any battlefield from the war between the stated read up about it and educate your family as you go. It will be a rewarding experience

hiking
Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Live next to the battlefield and I enjoyed walking with my dog here. Very quiet and clean!

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