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Guided Tours

Petersburg National Battlefield's daily summer tours for 2013 end on August 3. Ranger guided tours will be offered in the off-season when staffing allows. For information about park programming, please call the Visitor Center at (804) 732-3531 x200 on the day of your visit.

Did You Know?

Bald Eagles

A pair of bald eagles built a nest above Colquitt's Salient at Petersburg National Battlefield in 2003. The birds hatched the first known eaglets in the park in the spring of 2004. The pair continues to return to the nest year after year to nurture their young.