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Pocahontas Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Chesterfield, VA 23832 (12.326 miles)

Just 20 miles from downtown Richmond, offers a wide range of interpretive and environmental education programs.

Official Website: Pocahontas

Sandy Point Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Central Garage, VA 23086 (26.452 miles)

2,043-acres located approximately 13 miles southeast of Central Garage off Route 30.

Official Website: Sandy Point

Zoar Hiking Camping Biking

Aylett, VA 23086 (26.452 miles)

Used to grow timber, maintain wildlife habitat and to provide educational and recreational opportunities.

Official Website: Zoar

Crawfords Hiking Camping

Providence Forge, VA 23124 (27.900 miles)

A wildlife sanctuary used for forestry demonstration and education, history, research, hiking, and canoeing.

Official Website: Crawfords

Bear Creek Lake Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Cumberland, VA 23040 (39.088 miles)

Nestled in central Virginia, less than an hour west of Richmond and the perfect getaway for an outdoor enthusiast.

Official Website: Bear Creek Lake

Cumberland Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Cumberland, VA 23040 (39.088 miles)

16,222-acre Forest, located north of State Route 60, with a variety of recreational opportunities.

Official Website: Cumberland

Dragon Run Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking

West Point, VA 23085 (39.123 miles)

The 1,811-acre Dragon Run State Forest is located in King and Queen County, 15 miles north of West Point,

Official Website: Dragon Run

Lake Anna Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Spotsylvania, VA 22551 (43.376 miles)

One of Virginia’s most popular lakes with a fishing pond accessible to children and people with disabilities.

Official Website: Lake Anna

Browne Hiking Hunting Camping Biking

Tappahannock, VA 22437 (44.730 miles)

Located 10 miles southeast of Tappahannock, 45 miles northeast of Richmond, and 65 miles northwest of Newport News.

Official Website: Browne

York River Hiking Fishing Biking Horseback Boating

Williamsburg, VA 23188 (45.861 miles)

Known for its rare and delicate estuarine environment where freshwater and saltwater meet.

Official Website: York River