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Chesterfield County, Virginia Parks


Chesterfield County
Department of Parks & Recreation
PO Box 40
6801 Mimms Loop
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0040

(804) 748-1623

Chesterfield County is the perfect place to live and work...

as evidenced by American City Business Journals' ranking in May 2004 as the "17th Best Place to Live in America." But, did you know it's also a great place to play?

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There are more than 30 public parks here featuring nearly 3,000 acres of green space, an abundance of historical landmarks and several sports complexes that include playing fields. Pocahontas State Park also is located in the county.

Chesterfield's central location on the eastern seaboard also places it within a one-day drive of 50 percent of the U.S. population. It's just two hours from Virginia Beach, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Washington, D.C.; Colonial Williamsburg is just an hour away, as are Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens theme parks.

The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation offers a steady array of athletic and sporting events, outdoor adventures, therapeutic recreation, special programs for senior adults, teens, families and persons with disabilities, historical tours and annual cultural events and holiday festivities. For more information, call (804) 748-1623.Chesterfield County is the perfect place to live and work....

Picnic Shelters are available at these county parks.

Harrowgate Park
4000 Cougar Trail
Harrowgate Park is a 29-acre site that includes tennis courts and fields for football, youth league baseball and softball. There are active open field and court facilities, as well as picnic and playground areas. NO ELECTRICITY.

Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge
6600 White Pine Road
Located on Route 10 across from the Chesterfield County Airport, this park is the county's largest with 365 acres that features baseball, softball, soccer and football fields, basketball, tennis and handball/ racquetball courts, picnic shelters, trails, fitness equipment, and playground. No Electricity. No water at shelters. We are sorry for your inconvenience as from Labor Day until October 15th Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge Shelters 1 & 3 will experience limited parking due to athletic field use.

Huguenot Park
10901 Robious Road
Huguenot Park is a 56-acre park that is generally flat and heavily wooded with pine and hardwood, providing excellent cover for songbirds and other small animals. Park includes an azalea garden, fitness trail, picnic shelters, play equipment, restrooms, tennis and basketball courts, fields for soccer and football.

R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks
201 Enon Church Road
R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks is a 188-acre park that features a diverse natural area and a rich history. Athletic facilities and picnic areas are concentrated in the upper areas of the park. Access to the lower level is provided by a system of trails, which includes a boardwalk through a freshwater tidal marsh. Also includes picnic shelters, play equipment, tennis and basketball courts and fields for football, soccer and baseball.

Robious Landing Park
3800 James River Road
This 60-acre park is located adjacent to James River High School. The park, which will eventually feature a boat slide for small car-top-sized crafts such as canoes and jon boats, provides access to the James River. It also offers citizens picnic areas, a volleyball court, self-guided trails and fishing.

Rockwood Park
3401 Courthouse Road
The county's oldest and most popular park, this 163-acre site features a complex of ball fields and tennis courts, a nature center, an archery range, Ruff House Dog Park, garden plots and a system of nature trails. Also includes picnic shelters, play equipment and restrooms. No Electricity.

  • Appomattox Canoe Launch - 21400 Chesdin Road

  • Battery Dantzler Historical Park - 1820 Battery Dantzler Road

  • Bensley Park and Bensley Community Building - 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road

  • Chester Linear Park - 11801 Womack Road

  • Clarendon Park - 2428 Brookforest Road

  • County Fairgrounds - 10300 Courthouse Road

  • Dutch Gap Boat Ramp - 441 Coxendale Road

  • Dutch Gap Conservation Area - 411 Coxendale Road

  • Engle Historical Park - 13920 Tobacco Bay Place

  • Eppington Plantation - Circa 1765-1775 - 14602 Eppes Fall Road

  • Ettrick Park - 20621 Woodpecker Road

  • Ettrick Riverside Park - 21514 Chesterfield Avenue

  • Falling Creek Linear Park and Ironworks - 6200/6407 Jefferson Davis Highway

  • Fernbrook Park - 9270 Chatham Grove Lane

  • Fort Stevens Historical Park - 8900 Pams Avenue

  • Fort Wead - 1107 Greyledge Boulevard

  • Government Center Trail

  • Goyne Park - 5300 Ecoff Road

  • Harrowgate Park -4000 Cougar Trail

  • Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge - 6600 White Pine Road

  • Henricus Historical Park and Dutch Gap Conservation Area - 251 Henricus Park Road

  • Howlett Line Historical Park - 14100 Howlett Line Drive

  • Huguenot Park -10901 Robious Road

  • Lake Chesdin Boat Landing - 21900 Lake Chesdin Parkway

  • Matoaca Park - 19900 Halloway Avenue

  • Mid-lothian Mines Park - 13301 N. Woolridge Road

  • R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks - 201 Enon Church Road

  • Radcliffe Appomattox River Conservation Area - 21501 Chesdin Road

  • Robious Landing Park - 3800 James River Road

  • Rockwood Park -3401 Courthouse Road

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