• Manassas National Battlefield Park

    Manassas

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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Things To Do

Ranger Jim Burgess leading a tour along Ricketts' Battery.

Ranger Jim Burgess leading a First Manassas tour.

NPS photo

If you have less than two hours to visit:

  • Join a park ranger for a walking tour.
  • Explore the Visitor Center museum.
  • View the 6-minute fiber-optic battle map.
  • Watch the park's 45 minute orientation film Manassas: End of Innocence.
  • Walk the Henry Hill Loop Trail (1.1 mile).
  • Browse the park gift shop.

If you have more than two hours to visit:

  • Attend multiple ranger-led walking tours (schedule varies by season)
  • Take the self-guided driving tour (20 miles of driving, approximately 2-3 hours).
  • Visit the Brawner Farm Interpretive Center (open seasonally).
  • Visit the historic Stone House (open seasonally).
  • Hike the First Manassas Loop Trail (5.4 miles) or the Second Manassas Loop Trail (6.2 miles).
  • Download the First and Second Manassas battle apps for detailed overviews of each engagement.

Did You Know?

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.