Manassas National Battlefield Park has over 40 miles of hiking trails, traversing key areas of the First and Second Manassas Battlefields. Many of these hikes include trailside interpretive markers describing the battle action that occurred.
Opportunities exist for both short and extended hikes. Before setting out on your hike, stop by the park visitor center to obtain a trail map. Please be certain to wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water. Sunscreen and insect repellent are also recommended.
Download the park's Hiking Trail Map.
Did You Know?
Congressman Alfred Ely, representing upstate New York, was captured by pursuing Confederates during the retreat after First Manassas. Ely spent five months in Libby Prison in Richmond, before being released. He returned to Washington and published an account of his experience the following year.