Enjoy the Water in Chesterfield County

Chances are wherever you’re located in Chesterfield County, you’re close to a beautiful body of water. From kayaking, canoeing, power boating, fishing, or walking along waterside trail, you can use this interactive tool to find every water access point in Chesterfield. Did you know that Chesterfield County is home to the James River, Appomattox River, Swift Creek Reservoir and Lake Chesdin? Not to mention the three lakes and waterfall located within Pocahontas State Park (Swift Creek Lake, Beaver Lake, and Camp 7 Lake).

If you’re a resident and interested in one of Chesterfield County’s many programs that offer access to the water, be sure to check out Parks & Recreation’s Explore the Water programs and events.

And don’t forget fishing is regulated by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Management (DWM). A fishing license is required to fish in Chesterfield County.

Here’s where to enjoy the water in Chesterfield County:

Appomattox River Canoe Launch

21501 Chesdin Road
South Chesterfield, VA 23803

Appomattox River Trail, Ettrick/VSU Trail Head

3801 Main Street
South Chesterfield, VA 23803

Dutch Gap Boat Landing

441 Coxendale Road
Chester, VA 23836

Dutch Gap Conservation Area

341 Henricus Park Road
Chester, VA 23836

Falling Creek Ironworks Park

6407 Route One
North Chesterfield, VA 23234

John J. Radcliffe Conservation Area

21501 Chesdin Road
South Chesterfield, VA 23803

Lake Chesdin Canoe Launch

21900 Lake Chesdin Parkway
Chesterfield, VA 23838

Mid-Lothian Mines Park

13301 N Woolridge Road
Midlothian, VA 23112

Pocahontas State Park (admission fee)

10301 State Park Rd
Chesterfield, VA 23832

R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks

201 Enon Church Road
Chester, VA 23836

Robious Landing Park

3800 James River Road
Midlothian, VA 23113