CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering three guided nature hikes along Virginia scenic trails. All fees include transportation from Rockwood Nature Center.
On Thursday, Feb. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., join the state park interpreter and county naturalist for a moderate 2.5-mile hike that roams the rolling terrain of Swift Creek Lake. Discover a hidden cemetery and find Split Rock. The fee for this hike is $12.
Head to Caledon State Park along the Potomac River on Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Discover the history of the park and ramble through the mature forest on a 4.5-mile hike. The fee for this hike is $30.
Learn more about one of the local parks, Pocahontas State Park, Thursday, March 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy an easy 2.5-mile hike around Beaver Lake, and learn more about the Civilian Conservation Corps and the history of its handiwork in the park. The fee for this hike is $12.
For more information about any of the hikes, call 804-318-8735. To register, call 804-748-1623.