Authoris and Literary Landmarks and Cemetery Stroll
Event No: YR - 1845
Dates: January 6 - December 31
City, State: Manassas, Virginia
Host Club: Virginia Volkssport Association
Distance and Trail Rating: 11 km, Rated 2
Start place address and phone: Visitor Center, Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia Route 234 [between I-66 and US Route 29]. (703) 361-1339
Start place address and phone: Manassas National Battlefield Park charges a $3.00 entrance fee [subject to change]. The National Park Pass provides admission into any National Park requiring an entry fee.
Start times: Daily, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving. Gates are locked on time.
Event description: This trail is 11 km (6.8 miles). Rating is 2. The trail is along established park trails where the First Manassas [First Bull Run] was fought in 1861. Carry water and wear a hat. Trail has very little shade. Today the battlefield park provides the opportunity for visitors to explore the historic terrain where men fought and died for their beliefs a century ago. The trail is not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. Pack a snack/lunch. There is a bench under a tree with a great view.
Award and fees: The award is a 100% embroidered patch as pictured above ($7.00). Credit only is $3.00.
Directions: From Washington, DC: Travel west on I-66 to Exit 47B, State Route 234 North. Proceed through the first traffic light. The Henry Hill Visitor Center is located at the top of the hill on the right. From Points West: Travel east on I-66 to Exit 47, State Route 234 North. Turn left onto Route 234. Proceed through the first traffic light. The Henry Hill Visitor Center is located at the top of the hill on the right.
Contact: Annette @ (757) 766-3065 -- evenings between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Email contact: Annette @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments: Walk only during daylight hours. Water and restrooms are available at the Visitor Center. Pets are welcome in the park, with pooper-scooper, and must be on a leash at all times .
Updated on January 31, 2010 by Webmeister