Summers in Central Virginia are often very warm. Check the weather in advance of your trip, and plan accordingly. Dress for the heat and for sun protection. Pack lots of water. The Appomattox area experiences temperate spring and fall seasons and mild winters with occasional snowfall and cold temperatures.
Ticks and other insects that carry disease are prevalent in Central Virginia. We highly recommend using insect repellant, especially if you plan to hike our trails.