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    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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Military Training and Events

A permit is required for all Military sponsored events, including athletic events and rucksack marches, and should be requested at least 30 days in advance. Please complete the Special Use Application at the link below and e-mail us

Link to PETE's policy and application for Special Use Permit *fee waived*

Link to Trail Map

Link to preapproved 5K route from the Mahone Parking Lot

For questions, e-mail us or contact the Permits Coordinator at (804) 732-3571.

Did You Know?

Red Fox

Petersburg National Battlefield is home to 23 species of mammals, 22 species of fish, 48 species of amphibians and reptiles, and 129 species of birds including 18 species of birds that are listed as species of Special Concern in Virginia.