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White Bank Park The 22-acre park overlooking Swift Creek features a disc golf course, grills, boat ramp, drinking fountain, fishing pier, horseshoe pits, a playground, restrooms and a volleyball court. The park has two rentable pavilions that can accommodate up to 200 people each. There are also eight individual picnic shelters and several multi-purpose play areas. White Bank Park is located at 400 White Bank Road, Colonial Heights. For more information, call (804) 5209392. Hours 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (April 1 - Oc-
Fort Clifton Fort Clifton was a Confederate stronghold on the Appomattox River, serving as an important link in the line that defended Richmond and Petersburg in 1864 and 1865. Located on a high bluff at the junction of the Appomattox River and Swift Creek, the fort controlled navigation on the river north of Petersburg and was a formidable defensive bastion that wasn’t taken by Union forces until the fall of Petersburg on April 3, 1865. The Fort Clifton Festival is held at the park annually. Free admission. Open year round from 7:00 am to dusk.
Located on historic grounds, in Chester, VA. Just minutes south of downtown Richmond, and 1 mile from I95. Come visit our tasting room to sample succulent wines and delicious tapa’s. Open Wednesday - Sunday 11-6pm. Call ahead for info on live music and special hours, or visit our website. ashtoncreekvineyard.com • 804-896-1586 14501 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831 • Like us on Facebook!