Operating Hours & Seasons

The Eastern Front Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield is open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. The Visitor Contact Stations located at Five Forks and the General Grant's Headquarters Unit are closed seasonally between December 1 and February 28. Although the contact stations are closed, the grounds will remain accessible.

Grant's Headquarter's at City Point

(804) 458-9504
Parking lot gate closes at 5:00 pm but grounds remain open until dusk.
(Contact station closed from closed December, January & February - Ranger guided tours are available for groups 5 or more. Please call (804) 732-3531 to request a group tour)

Eastern Front
(804) 732-3531 ext.200
Entrance gate opens at 8:00 am and closes at 8:00 pm.

Five Forks Battlefield
(804) 469-4093
Gate to Visitor Contact Station parking lot opens at 8:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm.
Driving tour parking areas close at dusk.
(Contact station closed from December, January & February, however the self-guided driving tour will remain available)

Poplar Grove National Cemetery
(804) 732-3531
Grounds open at 8:00 am and close at dusk.

Weather related closures can be determined by dialing the park's main telephone number at (804) 732-3531 and then pressing "9".

Last updated: November 15, 2018

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Mailing Address:

Petersburg National Battlefield Administration Office
1539 Hickory Hill Road

Petersburg, VA 23803


(804) 732-3531 x0

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