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Cold Harbor Battlefield Park

5515 Anderson-Wright Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111
+1 804-226-1981
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We visited Cold Harbor and sister sites. This site was beautiful. Short butler nice. This is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Apex, North Carolina
Lots of history here!

We have visted this site twice in the past three years and have been impressed with its beauty and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James R
Fayetteville, Tennessee
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5515 Anderson-Wright Dr., Mechanicsville, VA 23111
+1 804-226-1981
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Cold Harbor and sister sites. This site was beautiful. Short butler nice. This is a smaller site with about 190 acres. The gift shop had a very clean bathroom. The ranger was very helpful and we especially enjoyed the driving tour of the...More

Thank SlowPoke59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visted this site twice in the past three years and have been impressed with its beauty and solemn history of a major Civil War engagement. It is keep in pristine condition, it's easily accessible and the visitors center is very nice. If you...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the Battlefield during their anniversary when they were having a reenactment. We loved it. The tour was a candlelight tour so it was dark and a little spooky. The actors did a great job of portraying soldiers, wives, family members... We really got...More

Thank MRX5
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You can drive, bike or hike at this battlefield. There is a horseshoe shaped, paved road for driving and biking and a hiking trail that connects each side. There are signs that provide very interesting information about the battles in the area. The ranger station...More

Thank 447kims
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We went here because it was the closest visitor center to the Mechanicsville battle. The visitor is small but had an interactive display on both Mechanicsville and Cold Harbor battles. It was interesting to see the movement of troops on the board. When you walk...More

Thank Nadine R
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of several sites of the 7 Days Battle. The park rangers are more than willing to give you the story. They also have great views and walking trails. The drive of the "ring" as it is well worth it to get your...More

Thank IrishVoodoo
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This park is great for walking, jogging, or just a drive through to see history. I would give it excellent, but they don't permit bikes on the trails. Several longer loops off the road are great for a hike. Have a hat for the "may...More

Thank tripdbl
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Battle of Cold Harbor is often described as the battle both sides wanted to forget. The Union forces wanted to forget the battle because of the massive losses in the last day so the battle. The Confederates wanted to forget the battle because of...More

1  Thank Jim Z
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Easy trails that are well marked and maintained. There are signs throughout that explain some of the history of the park. Seeing the trenches along the paths is definitely a somber moment.

Thank Coleen P
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Toured the Cold Harbor battlefield this morning. Before and after we had so much information with the NPS guide Nathan, it added so much to our visit. We walked the full trail, blue white and yellow in about an hour and it is a great...More

Thank smallfootstep
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