Conservation Park -Charles City County

Conservation Park has approximately 1,500 acres of land on the Henrico/Charles City County line with two miles of frontage on the Chickahominy River. Approximately 135 acres are in Henrico consisting of woodlands and part of what is known as the White Oak Swamp. The balance of the land and all land improvements are in Charles City County. Approximately 125 acres of the Park’s land are open, including fields planted for Bob White Quail, power lines, and areas improved with the clubhouse and recreational facilities.

The Park’s recreational facilities for members and guests consist of skeet fields, trap fields, five stand, rifle, pistol and archery ranges. Additionally, there are nature trails, picnic and fishing areas. The Conservation Park Clubhouse is 3,300 s.f. with a 1,600 s.f. covered patio, cooking and dining facilities.

The property of Conservation Park of Virginia, consisting of 1500 acres in Charles City County, Virginia, was acquired in 1990. This property is located approximately two miles west of Roxbury at 5100 Charles City Road. The park has two miles of frontage on the Chickahominy River providing fishing and habitat for ducks and other wildlife.

Approximately 1450 acres of the Conservation Park is managed for wildlife, with emphasis on Bob White Quail and duck. Lessons learned at the Park will help management of scarce species in other areas. The Park is a wildlife sanctuary and hunting is prohibited, except as it becomes necessary to control the deer herd.

The remaining 50 acres of the Park are devoted to recreational facilities. Conservation Park’s ancillary mission is to provide recreational facilities for members and guests. Facilities consist of skeet fields, trap fields, five stand, rifle range, pistol ranges, archery range, picnic areas, nature trails, and a 3,300 s.f. clubhouse with a 1,600 s.f. covered patio. Net income from recreational facilities and dues fund conservation.

Virginia Conservation Park, Inc. is a private organization available to members and guests. Memberships is open to anyone in the area of acceptable character and deportment. The initiation fee is $500; annual membership dues are $200. One membership covers all family members in the same dwelling. The Park is also available to Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Lions Club, Ruritan Clubs, 4-H Clubs, the Virginia Game Commission, Ducks Unlimited, Quail Unlimited, and similar organizations.

Directions

For Membership Application
or Park Information:
Conservation Park of Virginia, Inc.
5100 Charles City Road
Charles City, VA 23030

Kevin Key,
Park Manager

Laura Key,
Membership Secretary & Bookkeeper
Phone (804) 966-7313
Fax (804) 966-7098

 email: 
conservationpark@aol.com


 

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