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.
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.
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.
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
Battery Dantzler Historical Park -
1820 Battery Dantzler Road
Bensley Park and Bensley Community
Building - 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road
Chester Linear Park - 11801 Womack
Clarendon Park - 2428 Brookforest
County Fairgrounds - 10300
Dutch Gap Boat Ramp - 441 Coxendale
Dutch Gap Conservation Area - 411
Engle Historical Park - 13920
Tobacco Bay Place
Eppington Plantation - Circa
1765-1775 - 14602 Eppes Fall Road
Ettrick Park - 20621 Woodpecker
Ettrick Riverside Park - 21514
Falling Creek Linear Park and
Ironworks - 6200/6407 Jefferson Davis Highway
Fernbrook Park - 9270 Chatham Grove
Fort Stevens Historical Park - 8900
Fort Wead - 1107 Greyledge
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
Mid-lothian Mines Park - 13301 N.
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
Rockwood Park -3401 Courthouse Road