Chippokes Plantation State Park

Chippokes hosts popular festivals. The mansion.
Chippokes hosts popular festivals.
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Chippokes Plantation State Park
695 Chippokes Park Road
Surry, VA 23883
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Surry
Park office: (757) 294-3625
Reservation Center: (800) 933-7275
Park email chippokes@dcr.virginia.gov
Reservation Center email resvs@dcr.virginia.gov
Park website www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/chippokes-plantation.shtml
Va. State Parks website www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/index.shtml

With recreational activities and opportunities to see life in a bygone era, Chippokes Plantation offers something for everyone. A working farm since 1617, visitors may tour an antebellum mansion, stroll through formal gardens or view a collection of antique farm and forestry equipment and a sawmill exhibit at the Farm and Forestry Museum. A campground and three unique overnight cottages allow visitors to spend the night on the historic grounds. The park features a large pool, a visitor center, gift shop, interpretive programs, two playgrounds and opportunities to bike, hike, ride your horse and picnic. Events include the Steam and Gas Engine Show in June; Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival in July; Plantation Christmas Craft Festival in October; and Christmas Open House in December. It’s in Surry County. Access is via State Route 10.



Admission Fee: Entrance fee
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Last Updated: 7/13/2011 11:13 AM
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