Dutch Gap Conservation Area

Surrounding the 1611 Citie of Henricus is nature in splendid abundance. With the James River as a backdrop, the 800-plus-acre Dutch Gap Conservation Area includes a bounty of woodlands, wildlife and waterways. Dutch Gap also offers locations for those simply looking for a quiet place to reflect on life in a peaceful, open-air oasis. Come visit this magnificent offering of idyllic, richly diverse land. It is bordered by the James River on the north and encircled by the old oxbow channel. The Dutch Gap Conservation Area is operated by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation