Protect Your Park. Protect Yourself.
Being one of the more than 400 national parks, when you visit Petersburg National Battlefield you are enjoying an American Treasure. The laws that saved the siege-related battlefields and historic sites for us to enjoy also require they be protected for the enjoyment of today's visitors as well as future generations. Help protect Petersburg National Battlefield for you and them by following the policies below.
Overnight Camping is prohibited
Hunting and trapping is prohibited to protect the wildlife
Possession or use of metal detectors is prohibited
No digging on park grounds is allowed
You may not possess alcoholic beverages on park grounds
Climbing on earthworks is not allowed to protect this precious historic resource
Drones and/or unmanned aircraft systems may never be flown in our park
Pets must always be on a leash and their waste packed out of the park.
Do not feed feral and/or wild animals
Parking is only allowed when the park is open, parking or leaving your vehicle after the park is closed may be towed at the owner's expense
Commercial vehicles are not permitted
Picnicking is only allowed in designated areas
Safety is our top priority. Stay aware at all times when visiting the park. If you see suspicious or potentially dangerous activity, or at any time feel unsafe, call PARK WATCH at (757) 898-0058 or 911 in case of an emergency.