How Much Time is Required to Visit the Wilderness Battlefield and Ellwood Manor?
It takes approximately a full day to take the self-guided driving tour through the battlefield, stopping to read the interpretive panels, walk the trails and to tour Ellwood Manor. A tour of Ellwood Manor is approximately 30 minutes in length, but your visit can be longer if you want to spend more time in the house or on the grounds.
What Tours are Available?
Wilderness Driving Tour
The Wilderness Battlefield driving tour begins at Grant’s Headquarters, proceeds to the Wilderness Battlefield Exhibit Shelter in Saunders Field, where the battle opened, and continues down the Confederate line to the key corridor of the battlefield, stops 6-8. Ellwood Manor is open seasonally. The grounds at Ellwood are open and accessible via a gravel driveway from dawn to dusk.