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Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park

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Drizzling Rain On Our Tour Day

We had a captivating self guided walk through this battlefield joined by a trio of Whitetailed... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
cheralmaree
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Charleston, South Carolina
Quiet and Beautiful

This is one of my favorite places close to home to go for an easy hike. The area along the Potomac... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Dorri O
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Balls Bluff Rd., NE, Leesburg, VA 20175
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

We had a captivating self guided walk through this battlefield joined by a trio of Whitetailed Deer. The intermittent rain, coupled with the muddy path only made the experience even more dramatic. Seeing the expanse of the hilly encampment area and sensing the trauma these...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank cheralmaree
Reviewed February 28, 2018

This is one of my favorite places close to home to go for an easy hike. The area along the Potomac River is beautiful and not that hard to walk. Depending on the weather boots may be recommended. A great place to commune with nature,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Dorri O
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This was a little hard to find, but it is a wonderful place to visit. We thoroughly enjoyed the cemetary and battlefield.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Awesome experience you must if your in Leesburg! We went on a cold brisk day. This place is so off the reservation a Leesburg Gem!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Unless you have an interest in history like have, not many people know about the Balls Bluff civil war battlefield. It is actually quite significant due to a few notable people were killed or wounded here; a US senator was killed and a future supreme...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank ddelga
Reviewed July 9, 2017

I'd been interested in this battlefield for many years. The Tour Guide was very knowledgeable; he provided historical context leading up to the battle and the aftermath. The battlefield walk was very helpful in understanding the battle and we were lucky to see some volunteers...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Had a awesome vist to this magnificent and spectacular battlefield and small national cemetery. the cemetery and national cemetery ware well taken care of and by the super friendly and informative park staff. :)

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Beautiful spot. Plenty of hiking trails. Not much to see from the car. Plan to hike. Interpretive walks. Portable bathroom only. No trash containers.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Happygrandma10
Reviewed April 26, 2017

to continue the other review, this is a great battlefield that can be walked in an hour, the site has a cemetery with 53 unknown soldiers and just 1 known soldier. the only thing i didnt care for was the flag pole had a solar...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank mark d
Reviewed March 12, 2017

No, this is not Gettysburg or Antietam, but the site of this battle is worth a quick stop. Take a while to walk around and see the cemetery. For a Civil War buff like me, this is a hidden gem.

Date of experience: May 2016
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