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6 National Parks to explore in Chesterfield County

Chesterfield County

A county located just south of Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is the fourth-most populous county in Virginia. Blessed with natural beauty and so many historic places.

Henricus Historical Park
Henricus Historical Park251 Henricus Park Rd, Chester, VA 23836, USA

Henricus was one of the earliest English settlements in the New World. It was located on the neck of a peninsula later known as Farrar's Island, a former curl of the James River about 12 miles southeast of the modern city of Richmond, Virginia.

Mid-Lothian Mines Park
Mid-Lothian Mines Park13301 N Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23114, USA

Midlothian Mines Park is a park developed in Midlothian, Virginia which promotes educational tours and nature trails about the history of the pioneer mining and railroad industries in Chesterfield County,

Pamplin Historical Park
Pamplin Historical Park6125 Boydton and Petersburg Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803, USA

A 424-acre private sector historical park located near Petersburg, Virginia. The park preserves open space and serves the dual use of preserving a significant fragment of the Petersburg Breakthrough Battlefield, a National Historic Landmark, and key components of the Third Battle of Petersburg. The park also provides a footprint location for the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, which is located within the park.

Petersburg National Battlefield
Petersburg National BattlefieldPetersburg, VA 23805, USA

Petersburg National Battlefield is a National Park Service unit preserving sites related to the American Civil War Siege of Petersburg. It is centered on the city of Petersburg, Virginia, and also includes outlying components in Hopewell, Prince George County, and Dinwiddie County. Over 140,000 people visit the park annually.

Pocahontas State Park
Pocahontas State Park10301 State Park Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

This is a state park located in Chesterfield, Virginia. It was laid out by the Civilian Conservation Corps along the Swift Creek. The park is the site of the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum with exhibits about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Virginia. The exhibits include photographs, artifacts and personal mementos.

Richmond National Battlefield Park
Richmond National Battlefield Park470 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

The Richmond National Battlefield Park commemorates 13 American Civil War sites around Richmond, Virginia, which served as the capital of the Confederate States of America for most of the war. The park connects certain features within the city with defensive fortifications and battle sites around it.

Map of National Parks to explore in Chesterfield County