Second Battle of Manassas Trail Loop

MODERATE 31 reviews

Second Battle of Manassas Trail Loop is a 6.2 mile loop trail located near Manassas, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
347 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

walking

forest

Second Battle of Bull Run. The Second Battle of Bull Run or Second Manassas was fought August 28-30, 1862, as part of the American Civil War. It was the culmination of an offensive campaign waged by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia against Union Maj. Gen. John Pope's Army of Virginia, and a battle of much larger scale and numbers than the First Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas) fought in 1861 on the same ground. This trail guides you through the Second Manassas Battlefield.

backpacking
6 days ago

Favorite battlefield hike there is. Highly recommend.

hiking
1 month ago

I would reccomend the first battle loop first then this. This is a good easy run, and just ok for a hike. The road crossings and ares the trail is connected via the roadways becomes a bit annoying. I would much rather stay on trail the entire time. It offers good views, nice monuments and some beautiful wild life.

4 months ago

I loved the history as well as the forested area of the trail. I agree that it was a moderate trail. For a newbie this trail was great for us "beginners". I'll do it again at a later time

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5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Really nice hike. Had its harder spots but overall a great way to spend the afternoon. Took me a touch under two hours, plus one quick stop. Saw some deer too
Lots of markers and the NPS map is accurate. Note that the map marks the trail in Red but the trail markers are Blue.

walking
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Another nice well maintained trail in the battlefield park. I love the old cemetery, and there are lots of markers along the trail telling the history.

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