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Dates: 4/1/2017 - 9/30/2017
City / State: Dinwiddle, VA
Event Name: Five Forks Battlefield Walk Seasonal Event
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 105380 2017/Y0121
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10 KM - 2B
Description: Start box is in visitors center. 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.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Trekking With the Trees, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Start after 8 am, Gate closes at 5 pm.
Location: Visitors Center, Five Forks Unit of the Petersburg National Battlefield, 9840 Courthouse Road, Dinwiddie, VA.
Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-95 in Petersburg, bear right onto I-85 S. Drive approx. 7 miles to exit 61A. At top of exit ramp, turn left, drive .3 miles to U.S. Hwy 1, Boydton Plank Road. Turn right onto U.S. 1 and drive approx. 9 miles to Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie. This is just past The Bank of McKinney, turn right and drive approx. 4 1/2 miles. The entrance to the Five Forks visitors center is just beyond the park boundaries, turn left into the parking lot.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Ample parking in visitors parking lot. The walk is on trails maintained by the National Park Service in a wooded area. This walk is in Dinwiddie County needed for the Virginia Counties Program.
Host Club: Lee Lepus Volksverband
Contact: Dee Schrum (804) 731-2863
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: dschrum4@comcast.net