• Manassas National Battlefield Park

    Manassas

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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?

During the war, the North generally named a battle after the closest river, stream or creek and the South tended to name battles after towns or railroad junctions. Hence the Confederate name Manassas after Manassas Junction and the Union name Bull Run for the stream Bull Run.