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'Significant damage' closes all trails at Petersburg National Battlefield

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Posted at 9:34 PM, Aug 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-19 23:35:36-04

PETERSBURG, Va. – All trails at Petersburg National Battlefield are closed due to "significant damage" from flooding.

This comes after Central Virginia was hit with heavy rainfall last weekend.

RELATED: Photos show damage that closed trails at Petersburg National Battlefield

Park staff say they have been busy fixing the damage but that it could take a couple of weeks before washed out bridges and culverts are repaired.

You can check for any updates about the trail closures on the Petersburg National Battlefield Facebook page.