2022

Join us for a guided walk through one of the most historic areas in Prince William County. See some of the sites of the Second Battle of Manassas (not part of YRE, though YRE has a 5K trail).

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WHAT IS THE EVENT

National Walking Week at Manassas Battlefield

Traveling Guided Walk

SN: 121485 - 2022

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Walk this NPS location without fees. See where history lives
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This history rail bed is part of the 2nd Manassas trail.
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Walk the historic site of the 2nd Battle of Manassas.
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#VirginiaIsForWalkingLovers a co-brand of the state's logo.
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when is the event

Previous event - 42 DAYS AGO

Starting Thu, Apr 7th, 2022 for 1 day

Start table open: 08:30 to 9:00 am ONLY

where is the event

Manassas, Virginia

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reasons to do the event

Special programs

Rails-To-Trails

CC: Prince William County

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Event comments

Walk some of the paths of the Second Battle of Manassas day-by-day and hour-by-hour. Find "Witness Trees" that were alive during this bloody campaign. Read the stories of Union and Confederate forces that battled each other.

conditions for the event

Rating: 2C, Distance: 11km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

TRAVELING GUIDED WALK with 30-minute start window. We haven't traveled this trail before, and the NPS has created a great educational hike! Most trails are not paved and could be muddy depending on the weather (though we walked it after rain and found no really bad sections). Bring water, sturdy shoes, sticks if needed. Hats, sunscreen, and insect repellent useful. NOTE: 11K TGW has restroom ONLY at the start. The YRE at this location has a 5K trail.

Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY

how to get to the event

Driving to the start

6511 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20109. From Washington, DC: W on I-66 to Exit 47B, SR 234, thru 1st traffic light. *Henry Hill VC located top of hill on right. Points W: E on I-66 to Exit 47, SR 234 N. Left to Rt 234, thru 1st traffic light. Continue from *. Henry Hill Visitor's Center

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event sponsor

Wood and Dale Wanderers (AVA-0306)

Event website: www.walkvirginia.org/woodndale

point of contact

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