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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 4 weeks ago
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 28 February 2018
Dorri O
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  • Average9%
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4 weeks ago
“Drizzling Rain On Our Tour Day”
28 Feb 2018
“Quiet and Beautiful”
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Balls Bluff Rd., NE, Leesburg, VA 20175
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 July 2014

This civil war site is nestled in the back of a housing addition, if you are coming down Battlefield parkway from Route 7 there is no signage to the park. The one coming from Route 15 is so small that if your not looking for...More

2  Thank Jon_Bixler
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

We came here with family - four adults and one child, and enjoyed a nice walk while our neice collected various leaves and rocks to play with along the way. The trails are fairly well maintained and marked and it is an easy walk, even...More

2  Thank svsp
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank cheralmaree
Reviewed 28 February 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

1  Thank Dorri O
Reviewed 31 January 2018

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

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 21 January 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!

Thank mariaX4817BI
Reviewed 27 August 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

1  Thank ddelga
Reviewed 9 July 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

Thank thomasjK3672EO
Reviewed 4 July 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. :)

Thank C530WSdavel
Reviewed 25 June 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.

Thank Happygrandma10
Reviewed 26 April 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

Thank mark d
Reviewed 12 March 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.

Thank EC13091
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