Redoubt park is the location of the 1862 Battle of Williamsburg. After Virginia seceded from the United States, the president of the College of William & Mary at the time, Benjamin Ewell began planning a defense of Williamsburg. This also was in conjunction with the the Confederate Army of the Peninsula constructing redoubts, military fortifications between College and Queen Creeks. Two of the redoubts are preserved in the park. The parks has a wooden boardwalk through the original redoubts and has several historical markers and signs were you can learn more about the Civil War and Battle of Williamsburg. Put Redoubt Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Williamsburg travel route app .
Redoubt Park Reviews
Redoubt Park is a part of the Peninsula Campaign General McCelland made during 1863. A great stop for Civil War buffs. Typical of the many redoubts built by the Confederates during the campaign one.... more »
Redoubt Park is part of a revolutionary war battlefield. We got the CD for the narration and drove while listening. We stopped at various parking places to explore and learn more. We love history... more »
Super cool park in Williamsburg with lots of history. We hiked the mile long trail (.5 in and .5 out) to redoubt #2 with our dog this past weekend. It wasn't anything too strenuous but wasn't a flat walk either. There are some stairs and it's a bit hilly but not bad. I'm not sure I'd call it moderately difficult like the sign posted says. We wished the trail were a little longer but still enjoyed it!
It’s just an okay trail ^_^ the paved section is very short maybe a nice short 10min walk (maybe less) ^_^ the turtle trail was longer. Only thing was there were a few trees down that we had to duck under or hop over.
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