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Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park

Balls Bluff Rd., NE, Leesburg, VA 20175
+1 703-737-7800
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A small, practically forgotten civil war battle

Unless you have an interest in history like have, not many people know about the Balls Bluff civil... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
ddelga
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Northern Virginia
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Great Battlefield Tour

I'd been interested in this battlefield for many years. The Tour Guide was very knowledgeable; he... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
thomasjK3672EO
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Springfield, Virginia
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Balls Bluff Rd., NE, Leesburg, VA 20175
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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

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 Dave L
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
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a great Civil War battlefield to visit - and a chance to stand on hallowed ground. Go during the "warm months" and you'll get a great guided tour. The trails are awesome and the interpretive signs are top notch. There is a great...More

Thank forrestb819
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We walk along this trail to the Potomac every Thankgiving morning. It's beautiful at this time of year. We don't spend any time at the cemetery, but it is unusual because it is so small. We usually spend about an hour because we like to...More

Thank Boonstra
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Perfect for runners, hikers, dog walkers, and history buffs. Learn about the civil war battle and take in the beautiful scenery of the park and the Potomac River. I have been coming here for years and never get tired of it.

Thank Gracehorvath
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We decided to check this place out based on a great recommendation from a friend. He was right! Great hike with amazing views and so nice to combine with learning a bit of history as well. Definitely recommend!

Thank erisley2015
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