Pocahontas State Park

Pocahontas State Park


Location:20 miles south of Richmond. Take I-95 to Exit 61, then go west on Route 10 to Route 655, Beach Road.
Facilities:119 campsites (all with water and electric hookups), 5 popup camper sites, group campsites, group bunkhouses, showers, toilets, picnic area, 7 picnic shelters, snack bar, hiking trails, bridle trails (9 miles), bicycle trail (5 miles), bicycle rentals, large swimming pool, boat launch, boat rentals, museum, gift shop, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, hunting (with restrictions), interpretive programs.
Special Features:Located just 20 miles from downtown Richmond, Pocahontas is one of Virginia's most popular states park and includes 150-acre Swift Creek Lake and 24-acre Beaver Lake. The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum at the park displays historic photographics, artifacts, and personal mementos in an original building outfitted with modern conveniences.
Address:10301 State Park Rd
Chesterfield, VA 23802

Phone:804-796-4255
Fax:804-796-4004
Phone:800-933-7275
Web: www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/pocahont.htm
Size: 7,625 acres.

See other parks in Virginia.
References in periodicals archive ?
They were recovered during four months of difficult digging in locations that include Maryland's massive Patapsco Valley State Park, which covers three counties west of Baltimore, to Virginia's Pocahontas State Park southwest of Richmond.
Coe State Park, California -- Malibu Creek State Park, California -- McKinney Falls State Park, Texas -- Mohawk Trail State Forest, Massachusetts -- Mount Tamalpais State Park, California -- Pocahontas State Park, Virginia