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Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

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Beautiful battlefield park

This peaceful park is beautifully maintained. You can feel the history in this Battlefield. Take... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mountaingirl1976
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Charleston, West Virginia
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Historic with beautiful hikes and vistas

Location of the last major battle of the civil war in West Virginia in November, 1863. There is a... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
dedhammainetraveler
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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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Site of the largest Civil War engagement of West Virginia's history, this state park has beautiful mountain views and plenty of recreation opportunities.
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683 Droop Park Rd, Hillsboro, WV 24946-8580
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+1 304-653-4254
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This peaceful park is beautifully maintained. You can feel the history in this Battlefield. Take the time to visit the museum and walk a trail. The view from the lookout tower is amazing!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Location of the last major battle of the civil war in West Virginia in November, 1863. There is a short half mile Overlook Trail that shows you where different battles happened and the details about each event. You also see the trenches the confederate army...More

Thank dedhammainetraveler
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Droop Mountain Battlefield was very interesting and beautiful. You could spend all day in the park. Defiantly worth the visit.

Thank Alyssia N
Reviewed 13 November 2017

If you are ever in the area please visit here. this is a sacred piece of history. The tower has a beautiful view of the valley.

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I have been visiting Droop Mountain nearly every year since 1978 and I always find something new to do. Yes, I do see some of the same things but that does not bother me at all. The park is always updating their signage and these...More

Thank 6thWVCavalry
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Nice piece of history. The lookout tower view is amazing. Very nice battlefield to visit. Picnic areas are available

Thank 981keithy
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is an amazing little battlefield to visit. There are a good amount of markers that explain what happened at the battle. The lookout tower also provides an amazing view.

Thank TampaLover
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Untouched grave sites of fallen soldiers, letters from soldiers to loved ones and a small museum of other artifacts really make this place come alive and help to underscore the importance that the American Civil War has in our history. After taking in the observation...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I admit this area confused me a bit. I went to the visitors area and the buildings were closed. There was a small museum on the property you can visit to learn about the different skirmishes and to see a few artifacts from the battle....More

Thank alman4869
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Amazing trip every year with amazing views and amazing history. We come here once a year every October. The view alone from the watch tower is worth the trip. Nice picnic area and beautiful scenery all throughout the park.

Thank 560tiffanym
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