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Hatcher's Run Battlefield Trail

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Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 10' 3 m
Descent: -35' -11 m
High: 183' 56 m
Low: 148' 45 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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Trail shared by American Battlefield Trust

Learn about the Siege of Petersburg's sixth and seventh offensive.

American Battlefield Trust

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Need to Know

Wayside exhibits provide information and orientation along the way on this trail. Please remain on the marked trail throughout your visit and watch for ticks and other wildlife.

There are no restrooms or drinking facilities at this site, so please be prepared in advance for your visit.

Description

The Hatcher's Run Battlefield trail is a 1.39-mile trail, which follows the movements of the Union Army's sixth and seventh offensive at Petersburg. The trail is at the heart of both of those engagements and offers some of the best preserved field fortifications in the country.

Please allow 1 hour for a hike over mostly level terrain.

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