Driving Through History

Manassas Practicalities
By Christina Breda
  |  Gorp.com
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Henry Hill Visitor Center

Phone: (703) 361-1339
Location: 6511 Sudley Rd., Manassas, VA
Hours: The visitors' center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving and Christmas day. The park is open daily during daylight hours.
Fee: $2 for adults for a three-day pass; free for those 16 and under.

Side Trips

Manassas Museum : 9101 Prince Williams St., Manassas, VA; (703) 368-1873
Although you'll find Civil War history here, you'll also find in-depth information about the history of the town and the region.

Hikes: The park includes 50 miles of trails. Check at the visitors' center for maps and times of ranger-led hikes.

Online Resources

National Park Service, Manassas National Battlefield Park
www.nps.gov/mana/home.htm
Prince William County/Manassas Visitor and Convention Bureau
www.visitpwc.com

Special Events

Annual special events traditionally occur around the anniversaries of the battles in July and August.

Directions to Next Stop

Manassas to Harpers Ferry: Total distance: 45 miles. Estimated driving time: one hour.

Turn right out of the park onto Sudley Rd.
Turn left onto U.S. 29.
Take I-66 West.
Take U.S. 15 North.
At Leesburg, take U.S. 15 West/VA 7 West toward Winchester.
Take VA 9-West toward Charles Town.
Turn right onto Rt. 671 (Harpers Ferry Rd.).
Turn left onto U.S. 340 South.
Turn left into Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.


Published: 28 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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