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810-acre Dutch Gap Conservation Area. The living history museum is located at 251 Henricus Park Road, Chester. For more information about Henricus Historical Park visit www.henricus. org or call (804) 748-1611. Pocahontas State Park Pocahontas offers boating, picnicking, camping, camping cabins, hiking, and interpretive and environmental education programs. The Aquatic Center offers seasonal water-based activities for the entire family. It has a kiddie pool, fountain wet deck, three-foot and five-foot-deep leisure pools, an activity pool and two tubular water slides. Rowboat, paddleboat, kayak and canoe rentals also are available at the 200-acre Swift Creek Lake during the summer.
The parkâ€™s two fishing lakes have crappie, largemouth bass, bluegill and catfish. The park has more than 80 miles of trails throughout 7,925 acres open to hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, dedicated to the Depression-era workers who helped build the state park system, is one of a handful in the nation. The parkâ€™s Heritage Center is available for meetings, events and seasonal performances. Group facilities with meeting space and primitive overnight cabins also are available. Hours are 7 a.m. - dusk. Pocahontas State Park is located at 10301 State Park Road, Chesterfield. www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas.shtml For more information, call 804-796-
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