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May 18 Concert Cancellation
Due to rainy weather, the May 18 concert scheduled at the General Grant's Headquarters Unit in Hopewell has been postponed. "Johnny Jones and Friends" will perform at a later date once one has been agreed upon. Thank you.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Petersburg National Battlefield's Visitor Centers are is open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The park grounds are open from 8:00 a.m until sunset except for the holidays previously mentioned.
Five Forks Battlefield
Weather related closures can be determined by dialing the park's main telephone number at (804) 732-3531 and then pressing "9".
Did You Know?
Hatcher's Run beaver pond in Petersburg's Five Fork's Unit is home to two unusual amphibians. The Amphiuma (Amphiuma means) can grow up to 3.25 feet and live almost 30 years. The Lesser Siren (Siren intermedia) is the most primitive salamander still in existence.