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Address: Rudbud Road, Winchester, VA
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Beautiful place to stroll

5 mile trail with beauty! This trail is off of Red Bud Road and is such a pretty place to walk your dog or some freedom for the kids to roam

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Winchester, Virginia
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

5 mile trail with beauty! This trail is off of Red Bud Road and is such a pretty place to walk your dog or some freedom for the kids to roam

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Stephens City, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a nice place to visit, but make sure you are in the mood to walk and have the time to take it in. As with most historical locations its best to read as much as possible before visiting so that you are able to fully understand the significance. Several books are available locally if in the mind to... More 

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My GPS and Trip Advisor do not have accurate directions to this National Park, but after some false turns we made our way there. The Visitors Center was closed for renovations so we read the signs and then started on the walking trails. It is a very interesting battle and they have a lot of information on the signs. The... More 

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Thank jehenson81
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A very laid back and well thought out walking trail. The hike starts at a parking lot with a visitors center that was sadly closed. Informational panels are placed along the trail, giving us an idea of the civil war activity. Just a note the trail is moderate on skill level with some steep inclines and uneven surfaces.

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Thank Melissa B
Munnsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great fall afternoon to enjoy the trails and to learn a little about the battle. Trails are well maintained and easy to follow. Steep but easily done on rather side of the bridge. Would be here a lot more often if we lived in the area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A good effort is being made to preserve this battlefield while keeping it accessible as open land for local residents. Trail maps and markers could be somewhat clearer, but if you have some background on what took place, you'll find the terrain interesting - if not it's still a lovely spot to get outdoors.

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1 Thank Maureen H
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388 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

As we were dressed for unpaved trails, this battlefield is okay. I think that it lends itself to just come and reflect. It is a good place to just be quiet.

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Thank Sue N
Charleston, South Carolina
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345 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This battlefield has two entrances. One starts from the union encampment and one from the rebel side. The trails are a mix of rough and ready trails that are little more than cow paths, trails that are completely done in asphalt, and others that are a small gravel mix. These trails take you past historical markers that give you information... More 

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Thank Anthony P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best birding spot of any we have visited in the area. Quiet, lovely vistas, stream areas. Spotted red fox,King fishers, green and great blue heron,cuckoos and many song birds. Our Merlin birding app was not helpful on IDing birds as not enough birders have gone through yet. Visitor center not open even though middle of the afternoon... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Visited this battlefield park to enjoy the walk on unpaved trails. The site is mostly flat with just one fairly steep pitch down to creek level and back up the other side - this short section is paved but the remainder of the paths are gravel. Always heartbreaking to read the details of battles fought at sites like this and... More 

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