Events

Event Details:

Chippokes Plantation First Day Hike Activities

Date(s):

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 10:00 am  - 4:00 pm

Overview:

Choose from two great hikes or tour the nice warm mansion.

10 to 11:30 a.m.- Discover the Trace - this 2 mile hike will take visitors on a journey to discover what is left of the original road that took travelers from Bacon's Castle to the river. Guests will see some of the largest trees in the park, as well as a beautiful view of the College Run creek. Dress warm, as we will take the open air tram to the start of the trail. Space is limited to 25 guests, please contact the park office to save a seat. 1 to 2:30 p.m. - James River Walk - The hike will be about 3 miles round trip long grassy, sandy, and hilly terrain. Meet at the Jones-Stewart Mansion Parking Lot. Due to the terrain, the hike is not accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. Noon to 4 p.m. - Jones-Stewart Mansion Tours - Warm up inside the mansion and take a tour before, during, or after the James River Walk. The last tour begins at 3:15 p.m. The tour will include a short walk through the first floor, then up the staircase and through the second floor. Meet on the back porch of the mansion.Parking fees are waived for the day. The first 100 visitors will receive a First Day Hikes bumper sticker. Find out about our contests at https://vasp.fun/2019firstdayhikes - top prize is a $500 gift certificate for both contests.

Location:

Chippokes Plantation State Park
Chippokes Plantation State Park
695 Chippokes Park Rd
Surry, VA 23883
(757) 294-3728

Share

More Details
{event_start_date format="%Y-%m-%d %G:%i:%s"} {event_end_date format="%Y-%m-%d %G:%i:%s"} America/New_York {event_title} Choose from two great hikes or tour the nice warm mansion. Chippokes Plantation State Park Chippokes Plantation State Park695 Chippokes Park RdSurry, VA 23883(757) 294-3728 http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-event-info?id=CP190003-00

Enter Your Location

Top