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Hatcher's Run Battlefield Trail

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


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0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

99%

Runnable

183' 56 m

High

148' 45 m

Low

10' 3 m

Up

35' 11 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

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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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Shared By:

American Battlefield Trust

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