Puppy lying on a wooden deck

Dogs are welcome at Petersburg National Battlefield as long as they are on a leash no longer than 6 feet. The only place where dogs are not allowed is inside our visitor centers, unless they are certified service animals.

Help Your Dog Become a BARK Ranger:
Petersburg National Battlefield has miles of nature trails available for dogs and owners to take a stroll. If you agree to Bag your dog's waste, Always stay on the trails, Respect wildllife in the park and Know where you can go, your dog can earn a BARK Ranger dog tag. Tags are available in the Eastern Front Visitor Center.


Last updated: January 25, 2020

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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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