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Home > Visit a Gateway > Chippokes Plantation State Park
Chippokes Plantation State Park - Surry, VA
Activities:

Freshwater fishing is available with a valid Virginia fishing license. An olympic size swimming pool is open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Concessions operate from the Saturday before Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day and include a snack bar at the swimming pool. Interpretive programming offers mansion and farm museum tours, canoe talks, Junior Ranger program, plantation and crop field tours, beach walks, and various seasonal programs.

Tours of the 19th century Chippokes Mansion are available weekends April through October. In the spring, special tours of the mansion and gardens are offered in conjunction with Garden Week. The Chippokes Farm and Forestry Museum uses more than 3,000 antiques to interpret early American farm life. The seven building complex is open for self-guided tours. Chippokes Plantation State Park Campsites have thirty-two wooded sites with electric and water.

Biking Birding and Wildlife Viewing Camping Educational Programs Hiking Picnicking Tours / Walking Tours Canoeing / Kayaking
Facilities: Campgrounds, Swimming Pool complex, Visitor center,Picnic areas,hiking trails, Farm and Forestry Museum, Historic Mansion, formal gardens and grounds, Rental cabins
Size: 1,683 acres
Accessibility: The campground has one site designated as handicapped accessible with a paved walkway leading to accessible bathhouse. Swimming pool complex features handicapped parking, paved walkways (ramp from parking area), and a bathhouse at ground level Visitor center building is at ground level and accessible. Picnic shelters are accessible. The Mansion is not wheelchair accessible. The formal gardens/grounds have parking at mansion parking lot.

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