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Prince Edward-Gallion Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking

Green Bay, VA 23901 (51.229 miles)

Recreational opportunities include hiking, wildlife watching, biking, horseback riding, hunting and fishing.

Official Website: Prince Edward-Gallion

High Bridge Trail Hiking Biking Horseback

Green Bay, VA 23942 (52.420 miles)

A linear state park, its centerpiece is High Bridge,more than 2,400' long rising 160' above the Appomattox River.

Official Website: High Bridge Trail

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Hiking Camping

Green Bay, VA 23942 (52.420 miles)

A quarter of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s army were killed, wounded or captured on April 6, 1865, at the battle of Sailor’s Creek.

Official Website: Sailor’s Creek Battlefield

Twin Lakes Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Green Bay, VA 23942 (52.420 miles)

This historic park offers a full array of cultural, environmental and recreational activities.

Official Website: Twin Lakes

Chippokes Plantation Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback

Surry, VA 23883 (53.034 miles)

The oldest continually farmed plantations in the country. A working farm since 1619, experience life in a bygone era.

Official Website: Chippokes Plantation

Caledon Natural Area Hiking Camping

King George, VA 22485 (54.171 miles)

A National Natural Landmark, summer home to one of the largest concentrations of bald eagles on the East Coast.

Official Website: Caledon Natural Area

Belle Isle Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Lancaster, VA 22503 (58.110 miles)

Belle Isle lets visitors explore a wide variety of tidal wetlands interspersed with agricultural fields and upland forests.

Official Website: Belle Isle

Chilton Woods Hiking Hunting Camping Biking

Lancaster, VA 22503 (58.110 miles)

The property is entirely in forestland of various aged loblolly pine stands, which were nurtured and maintained by the Chilton family for many decades.

Official Website: Chilton Woods

Westmoreland Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Montross, VA 22520 (59.056 miles)

On the Potomac River’s Northern Neck, this park offers many opportunities for family fun

Official Website: Westmoreland

Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve Hiking Boating

Kilmarnock, VA 22482 (63.688 miles)

Contains excellent examples of tidal and non-tidal wetlands. Facilities include trails, a woodland boardwalk, and interpretive signs.

Official Website: Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve