A Beautiful Riverfront Park, Machicomo State Park Is The First State Park Honoring Virginia’s Native Tribes
For a fascinating and important perspective of the Native Tribes of Virginia, you can visit one of Virginia’s newest state parks: Machicomo State Park. Established along the banks of the York River, this 645-acre park is as beautiful as it is informative. The park has been designed in collaboration with tribal representatives to celebrate the Powhatan presence deeply embedded in the landscape.
For more information about Machicomo State Park, you can visit the official Machicomo State Park listing on the Virginia State Parks website. Have you heard of this unique state park? If so, be sure to tell us about your experiences in the comments below! If you’re interested in watching the official dedication of Machicomo State Park, which took place on April 16, 2021, you can find the YouTube video by clicking here.
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Address: Machicomoco State Park, 3601 Timberneck Farm Rd, Hayes, VA 23072, USA
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.