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Eastern Front Visitor Center

5001 Siege Road
Petersburg, VA
(804) 732-3531 ext.200

From I-95 & I-85: Take the Wythe Street (Rt. 36 east) exit.

  • From southbound I-95 this is Exit 52;
  • From northbound I-95 this is Exit 50 D;
  • From northbound I-85 this is Exit 69

Turn onto this one-way road and follow it 2.5 miles to the park entrance on the right.

From 295: Take exit 9B onto Rt. 36 west to park entrance on the right just past Fort Lee.
From Norfolk area: Take 460 west to Petersburg and take the Crater Road (Rt. 301) north exit. Follow Crater Road to Wythe Street, turn right and follow it for 2.5 miles to park entrance.

**Siege Road is none way and can not be accessed from Crater Road.

Grant's Headquarters at City Point

The grounds are still accessible when the buildings are closed\.
1001 Pecan Avenue
Hopewell, VA
(804) 458-9504

From I-95 & 295: Take Rt. 10 east towards Hopewell. Cross over the Appomattox River and at the second traffic light past the bridge take a left onto Main Street/Appomattox Street. Follow until it meets Cedar Lane and take a left. As you come up to the plantation house the parking lot is on the left.
From Williamsburg: Take Rt. 5 north and turn left to cross the Benjamin Harrison Bridge (Rt. 156). After crossing over the James River turn right onto Rt. 10 and follow into Hopewell. Turn right onto Main Street / Appomattox Street and follow above directions to Cedar Lane.

Poplar Grove National Cemetery

8005 Vaughan Road
Petersburg, VA
(804) 861-2488

From Crater Road (Route 301): Turn onto Flank Road and follow it until it intersects with Halifax Road. Turn right onto Halifax and then take your first left onto Flank Road again. Follow to the next cross street Vaughn Road and turn left. Less than a mile on the left side is the entrance to the cemetery.
From I-85: Take the Squirrel Level Road exit and turn onto to it heading south away from Petersburg. After going straight through the first traffic light at Defense Road keep to your left onto Wells Road as Squirrel Level Road turns sharply to the right. Follow Wells to Halifax Road and turn right. Drive down Halifax to Vaughn Road on the right. Follow Vaughn Road through the Flank Road intersection and to the cemetery as mentioned above.

Five Forks Battlefield

(Contact station and parking lot closed until further notice. Pulloffs and hiking trails are still accessible.)
9840 Courthouse Road
Dinwiddie, VA
(804) 469-4093

From I-95: Take exit #51 onto I-85 south. Then take exit #61 onto 460 West. Travel seven miles and take left onto Rt. 627 - Courthouse Road - look for the pullouts.
From I-85 north: Take exit #53 and left onto Rt. 703. Then make a left onto Rt. 1 and then a right onto Rt. 627 - Courthouse Rd. Travel 5 miles - look for the pullouts.



Last updated: April 27, 2022

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Mailing Address:

Petersburg National Battlefield Administration Office
1539 Hickory Hill Road

Petersburg , VA 23803

Phone:

804 732-3531 x200
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