• Fredericksburg Battlefield: Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House sunrise

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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Reptiles

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park has several reptiles that can be discovered by the casual traveler.

Depending on where and when someone is, snakes can be found crossing the trails and roads in the park, and if in the fields, there is a good chance at seeing a 5-lined skink along a fence post.

The park has only one venomous snake, the northern copperhead. It is a very unaggressive animal, and will usually flee if not harassed.

Did You Know?

Information desk at Chancellorsville Visitor Center

The Wilderness Battlefield does not have a visitor center. Visitors should begin their visit at the Fredericksburg or Chancellorsville visitor centers where they obtain maps, brochures, and ask questions.