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Dutch Gap Conservation Area - Chesterfield, VA
Dutch Gap Conservation Area
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Dutch Gap Conservation Area surrounds the location of Henricus, the second successful English settlement in Virginia. It consists of 810 acres of woodlands, wildlife and waterways along the James River, a major Chesapeake Bay tributary. Dutch Gap is home to a blue heron rookery, beavers, muskrats and other wildlife of a freshwater marsh. A freshwater tidal lagoon is a favorite spot for anglers in search of bass. Eagles and other rare birds and a myriad of fish and wildlife can be viewed.
Hours: Dutch Gap Conservation Area: Open daily during daylight hours.
Fees: There is no fee for the park.
For more information about Dutch Gap Conservation Area call (804) 748-1623.

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