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Belle Isle State Park - Lancaster, VA
Belle Isle State Park
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The 733-acre park is a window to the beautiful lower Rappahannock River in Lancaster County. With seven miles of waterfront on the north shore of the Rappahannock, the park features diverse tidal and nontidal wetlands, lowland marshes, tidal coves and upland forests. The diverse habitats provide homes to many predator birds, such as blue herons, osprey, hawks and bald eagles. White-tailed deer, turkeys, groundhogs, rabbits, squirrels, moles, reptiles and amphibians are common. The park is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the location of the Belle Isle plantation, operated on the site throughout the 19th century. Visitors can reserve the Bel Air Mansion (pictured above) and Guest House situated on the river.
Fees: $2 per car weekdays and $3 weekends.
For more information about Belle Isle State Park call (804) 462-5030 or visit the following website: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/parks/bellisle.htm.

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