Powhatan State Park

Location of Powhatan State Park in Virginia

 

You'll find Powhatan State Park in the northwest corner of Powhatan County on the historic James River. The park has diverse wildlife habitat, from open fields to upland hardwood forests. Guests can use the park's car-top boat slide to get in the river. Other amenities include a canoe-in campground, multi-use trails, wildlife observation areas, picnic shelters and a playground.

Hours

  • Dawn - dusk

Location

  • The park's address is 4616 Powhatan State Park Rd., Powhatan, VA 23139. Latitude, 37.659728. Longitude, -77.922978.
  • Drive Time: Drive Time: Northern Virginia, two hours; Richmond, 45 minutes; Tidewater/Norfolk/Virginia Beach, two and a half hours; Roanoke, three hours
  • Directions:
    • From Interstate 95 north of Richmond: Take Interstate 64 west to Route 288 south to Route 711 west (Huguenot Trail). Stay on 711 for about 13 miles until reaching Rt. 522 (Maidens Rd.). Turn right and drive about 4 miles to Route 617 west (Old River Trail). Turn left and go about 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the right. 
    • From 64 west of Richmond: Take Route 288 south to Route 711 west (Huguenot Trail). Stay on 711 for about 13 miles until reaching Rt. 522 (Maidens Rd.). Turn right and drive about 4 miles to Route 617 west (Old River Trail). Turn left and go about 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the right.
    • From 64 east of Richmond: Take Interstate 64 west through Richmond to Route 288 south and exit onto Route 711 west (Huguenot Trail). Stay on 711 for about 13 miles until reaching Rt. 522 (Maidens Rd.). Turn right and drive about 4 miles to Route 617 west (Old River Trail). Turn left and go about 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the right.
    • From Interstate 95 south of Richmond: Take Interstate Route 288 north to Route 60 west. At Route 522 north, turn (Maidens Road) and go about 7 miles to Route 617 west (Old River Trail). Turn left on Old River Trail and drive about 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the right.

Park Size

  • 1,565 acres

Contact Powhatan State Park


4616 Powhatan State Park Rd.
Powhatan, Virginia  23139
Phone: 804-598-7148


 

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Powhatan County, Virginia


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