I found "The Crater", the most interesting part of the park. This park is very large and should be toured in you car.
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We are big Civil war buffs and some ot the driving trails we have been on over the years are very confusing and lacking. This one is over 30 miles and very concise. Did not get confused once! The history and the suffering here is...More
Very worth the drive! You could spend a lot of time here touring around or even excel owing by running the trails through all the battlefields. Lots of history to be seen, and you don't need to be unused by 5. The park is open...More
We took the driving tour where we followed a park ranger who knew her stuff and wanted to share her knowledge at every stop. It is worth the trip to hear the history of the Crater. A lesson we should all learn.
We started our visit at the Eastern Front Visitor Center, and wended our way all across the Eastern and Western Front areas to try to get a feeling for the battlefield/siege site. It's just as well that we did. We got to see major areas...More
Going to Petersburg National parks is like walking into a hostory book,.or back in time. We enjoyed seeing the natural setting of the battlefields, the way soldiers must have seen it during the Civil War. You can walk around looking at the places people camped...More
Note: Go to visitor center first to get a trail guide. A lot of options to hike around the park. Great visitor center with small but engaging exhibits. The visitor center intro video is informative, but very sad and graphic in content, may be tough...More
We visited the park in late September and almost had the place to ourselves. The park center is the standard offering from the park service, which is to say well done and stocked with information. We wanted in particular to see the Battle of the...More