Powhatan State Park RV & Campground Guide


Powhatan State Park is located in the northern section of the city of Powhatan along a bend in the James River. It is also west of Richmond, so reaching the state park will be fairly straightforward. Powhatan State Park is a great place to start a trip in a canoe down the river. Nearby, there are also vineyards and orchards where you can enjoy exploring the property with your family. Nearby, you can find the cities of Richmond and Columbia.

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Spring 62-82 F
Summer 82-95 F
Fall 61-84 F
Winter 42-55 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Powhatan State Park

Since there are many historical monuments and other attractions in the area, this is a great place to travel with your family in an RV. It provides you with a comfortable place to stay, and staying in the right campground can give you a great base to plan your days. If you don’t have an RV, consider renting one from RVshare.

Amelia Family Campground

Amelia Family Campground is a family-owned campground that has 80 campsites. They have 50 full-hookup sites with pull-through options that make parking long RVs easier. All campsites can accommodate RVs that are 65 feet long.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: A swimming pool, a fishing pond, horseshoes, a playground, and laundry facilities

Cozy Acres Campground

Cozy Acres Campground is another family-owned and operated campsite, and it has been operating since 1972. Full hookup sites start at about $51 a night, and there are waterfront sites that cost more but offer a fantastic view. They even have a clubhouse where families can gather and have birthday parties and more.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: A swimming pool, a playground, horseshoes, beach volleyball, fishing pond, hiking trails, and golf cart rentals

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What to Do at
Powhatan State Park

Inside Powhatan State Park

In Powhatan State Park, there are more than 12 miles of hiking trails and 9 miles of equestrian trails to explore. Coyote Run is a little more than two miles, and it is a great experience for more seasoned hikers. There is also a River Trail, a Gold Dust Trail, and a Turkey Trail that are better for families with kids to hike. You can take a boat along the James River, which connects to the park for 2.5 miles and enjoy some of the best fishing in the area.

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How to Get to
Powhatan State Park

From Richmond: Take I-95 N for about three minutes until you reach I-64 W. Follow I-64 W for about 20 miles, then take exit 167 towards Oilville/Goochland. Turn left onto State Route 617, then turn right onto US-250 W. Turn left on State Route 632, and in 3.5 miles, turn left again onto State Route 634. Continue straight onto US-522 S, and then turn right onto State Route 617. Turn right onto Powhatan State Park Road, and the park entrance will be right in front of you.

Entering Powhatan State Park

Powhatan State Park is open daily from dawn until dusk.

Powhatan State Park Entry fee per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $5.0

There is also a $4 Equestrian fee to ride a horse in Powhatan State Park.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Powhatan State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Powhatan State Park?

The best times of year to visit Powhatan State Park is May to late June and August to early October. The park is known for its water activities on the James River. It's a must-see to view the fall foliage.

What is the climate of Powhatan State Park?

Powhatan summers are hot and muggy, and the winters are snowy and cold. The skies are usually partly cloudy. The hot season is from the end of May to mid-September, and the cold season is from November to March.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Powhatan State Park?

The diverse landscape makes for a fun playground for wildlife. Deer, turkeys, quail, rabbits, and squirrels can be spotted throughout the park. Beavers and waterfowl make their home by the water. Birders can see songbirds, owls, and raptors.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Powhatan State Park?

Powhatan State Park has 29 campsites to be shared among tent and RV campers. The sites have electric and water hookups, fire rings, picnic tables, and lantern holders. There is a bathhouse on-site with hot showers.

Are pets allowed at Powhatan State Park?

Pets are allowed at Powhatan State Park but must be on a leash at all times. Owners need to clean up after their dogs. Dogs can accompany their owners on hikes but are not allowed in buildings.