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Yesterday's Activity

Camp at Chickahominy Riverfront Park then ride on the Trail!

Chickahominy Riverfront Park to Indian Fields Tavern

Length: 33.2 miles round trip

  • Start: Chickahominy Riverfront Park (just east of mile marker 6.5)

  • Turnaround Point: Indian Fields Tavern (mile marker 23.1)

Parking: Front of Chickahominy Riverfront Park

Attractions on the Trip:

  • Chickahominy Riverfront Park

  • Piney Grove at Southall’s Plantation (east of mile marker 15.5, 5 miles north of trail)

  • Fort Pocahontas at Wilson’s Wharf (slight east of mile marker 15.5, 1.5 miles south of trail)

  • Sherwood Forest Plantation (slightly west of mile marker 16.5)

  • North Bend Plantation (slightly west of mile marker 18.5, 1 mile south of trail)

  • Charles City Courthouse (mile marker 20)

  • Cul’s Courthouse Grille (mile marker 20.5)

  • Lawrence Lewis Jr. Park (slight east of mile marker 21, 2 miles south of trail)

  • Indian Fields Tavern (mile marker 23.1)


This trip starts in Chickahominy Riverfront Park which has a little bit of everything. The Chickahominy Riverfront Park offers various campsites, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and a driving range. The park even has a store with concessions for snacks and supplies! To reserve a campsite or check out pricing, visit their website ( Once you’ve stocked up on water and snacks head east on the trail towards Charles City County. If you want to extend your ride, head over to Piney Grove at Southall’s Plantation, about 5 miles north of the trail. Or ride 1.5 miles south of the trail to find Fort Pocahontas at Wilson’s Wharf, a Civil War fortification. Come in June for a live reenactment or visit their website ( to schedule a tour. Around mile marker 16, you will cross paths with Sherwood Forest Plantation, home of former President John Tyler. In two miles you’ll come across North Bend Plantation where nearly 30,000 federal troops camped during the Civil War. Continue west to the Charles City Courthouse Grounds which has a lot of history, it is the oldest courthouse still in continuous use in the US! Across the street you will find Cul’s Courthouse Grille which has great sandwiches and salads. About 2.5 miles from Cul’s Courthouse Grille, Lawrence Lewis Jr. Park stands about 2 miles south of the trail. This park has amenities for fishing and bird watching. Once you’re back on the trail, head west to Indian FIelds Tavern and refuel with a sandwich and a drink! Once you’ve finish head east back to your campsite at Chickahominy Riverfront Park.