Petersburg National Battlefield (Local Hike, 6-8 Miles, Moderate)

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Date(s)
Sunday, 07/05/2020

Time(s)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Location
Petersburg National Battlefield Visitor Center

Join CVT as we hike the network of trails that make up the Eastern Front of Petersburg National Battlefield.

Located about 25 miles south of Richmond, Petersburg National Battlefield Park encompasses a large area with battlefield sites and visitor centers located in Dinwiddie, Hopewell and Prince George Counties. The park commemorates the nine month siege of this city from June 1864 to April 1865. A driving tour of the battlefields includes 13 separate sites with three visitor centers along a 33 mile route.

HIKE DETAILS

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Hike Distance: 6-8 miles
  • Elevation Change: Minimal
  • Hike Pace: Moderate
  • Terrain: Dirt trails
  • Park Map

OTHER DETAILS

  • Recommended hiking gear: Broken in hiking or walking shoes; daypack with water, snacks, rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, basic first aid)
  • Organizer will Provide: Basic first aid kit
  • Dogs Allowed: Yes
  • Cancellation: If weather becomes an issue, please check your email or contact the “Adventure Specialist” for this event.
  • Max Group Size: 15

Please visit our website for details on our group policies.

GUIDELINES FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE AGE OF COVID

  • Bring hand sanitizer and a mask or face covering. Use when necessary.
  • Avoid physical contact with other participants. Do not share food or hiking gear.
  • Maintain a safe distance from others when hiking or congregating before hikes.
  • Avoid use of public restrooms and facilities when possible.
  • Stay home if you are sick, symptomatic, or have been exposed to others in either category.

HOW TO FIND US

  • Meet in the visitors’ center parking lot.
  • For pre- and post-hike discussion with other participants, look for this event on our Facebook page!

ADVENTURE SPECIALIST

  • This event is being hosted by Brian from Central Virginia Trailblazers. If you sign up for this event, you will receive an email confirmation with contact information.

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