Winters can be a bit extreme in south central Virginia. Temperatures are often below freezing in January and February so visitors are encouraged to dress appropriately. Spring and fall are fairly mild, however, jackets are encouraged. Summers are often hot and humid with heat indexes often topping 100 degrees. Visitors are encouraged to bring lots of water and to use sunblock.


Last updated: February 25, 2015

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Petersburg National Battlefield Administration Office
1539 Hickory Hill Road

Petersburg, VA 23803


(804) 732-3531 x0

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