This is a great trail that is a relatively easy hike. Lots to see if you are a history buff.

The newest and longest trail at Richmond National Battlefield Park. Excellent examples of trenches used during Civil War Battle of Richmond. Also passes a couple of wetland areas. This is the hike to do at Cold Harbor if you have the time and energy.

A longer version of the Blue Trail, and you have to hike part of the Blue Trail to reach the While Trail. Excellent examples of trenches used during Civil War Battle of Richmond. You see many of the same things on the tour road.

Short and easy loop, mostly on gravel trail. Excellent examples of trenches used during Civil War Battle of Richmond. You see many of the same things on the tour road.

What a nice place. There’s a lot of history here and there are educational signs along the trail. The trail is well marked and cleared. No worries about tripping on roots here. Most of the trail is in the woods and shaded which is nice when it’s hot out. Would highly recommend. My pups loved it.

Had an amazing time and walked 5 miles. Multiple trails... quiet and full of nature. Deer and open fields. They are amazing about clearing the trails and are set up for every type of hiker.

good midweek hike.

nice easy nature trail with Civil War history. The fall colors are beautiful. The trail is marked fairly well and has historic markers you can read while making quick stops.

My husband and I live right around the corner from here so we take all three of are dogs walking there at least once a week. It’s a wonderful historic battlefield with a few different options or trails depending on how long you want to spend.

Really nice walk! Not too many hills.

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Saturday, July 01, 2017

Pretty hefty walk for beginners

Nice trail

Friday, February 03, 2017

This is a beautiful hike without all the city noise and parking issues. Trail is well marked and if you add the extended loop and the yellow diamond it's closer to 4 miles. Good restrooms and water available too. Also a paved trail option if you prefer. My dog loves it. Support our National Parks.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Loved the trail and the history along the way. Easy walk through the woods. There are several loops. I did about 2 miles.

Did the extended loop. Seemed like kind of a maze, with the trail and the road intersecting so much but that was kind of fun actually. Just 20 minutes out of Richmond, I learned a lot about the battle that happened here and got to enjoy an easy and quiet trail.

I did the extended loop (white) to the yellow loop and back to is 3.0 exactly if you start at parking lot and finish there. The trenches are eerie but beautiful. I walk a little faster when walking through a few. Slight hills but a very clear and marked path. Dog friendly too!

Sunday, November 15, 2015

As it was such a beautiful fall day we walked the outer loop trail and covered 2.7 miles using MapMyWalk app. The breastworks are impressive. The trail was a nice mix of woods walking and walking on the hard surfaced road.

Great nature walk; gets a bit narrow in places.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

nice trails....2 to choose from...the primary trail that is about 1 mile but then there is a nice extended loop that makes it a bit more challenging and close to 2 miles. Well marked trail and usually a couple people also on the loops.

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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Ran this as a half marathon. Historic relics throughout the trail. My family biked along next to me, so biking is also doable.

Monday, January 07, 2013

This was an easy trail, and taking the extended loop made for a very enjoyable walk. Great for a casual stroll, jog, or taking the dog for a walk. The historic aspects also helped entertain your imagination while thinking back to the battlefield era.

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