Explore the Outdoors

Explore the Outdoors


Each park is available to the public from dawn to dusk each day. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Pavilion Reservations: County citizens, businesses, and organizations may reserve pavilion facilities through the Parks and Recreation Department. Park reservations must be made in the Parks and Recreation office. Pavilions are reserved for ½-day either from dawn to 3pm or 3pm to dusk, in an effort to accommodate as many groups as possible. Full-day reservations exceptions may be made upon request. Self-cleanup required. Call 804-458-6164 for more information.

Appomattox River Regional Park
800 Folar Trail
North Prince George, VA 23860

Prince George County’s newest park, located between I-295 and the Riverside Regional Jail on River Road, is 65 acres with wooded trails and an observation pier, a kayak and canoe launch, an education center/ pavilion, restrooms, and additional green space on the Appomattox River.

The park was developed in partnership with Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR). The central mission of FOLAR is to conserve and protect the Appomattox River for all to enjoy, the means to this end focuses on a bigger picture that involves developing awareness, cooperation, community support, and overall economic growth of the region. To learn more, visit folar-va.org.

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JEJ Moore Athletic Complex
11455 Prince George Drive
Disputanta, VA 23842

With 52 acres, JEJ Moore Athletic Complex features four multipurpose baseball/softball fields, a soccer field, a concession area, restrooms, a playground, and walking trails.

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Scott Memorial Park

6680 Courthouse Road
Prince George, VA 23875

Scott Memorial Park is 60 acres, featuring a large pavilion, picnic tables, restrooms, a playground, two baseball/softball fields, five Bermuda grass soccer fields, and Tree Time Adventures Zipline Park.

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Temple Recreation Park
14307 Prince George Drive
Disputanta, VA 23842

Temple Recreation Park features 32 acres with one large and one small pavilion with picnic tables, restrooms, a nature and jogging trail, tennis courts, a softball field, a soccer field, and a basketball court.

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James River National Wildlife Refuge

4550 Flowerdew Hundred Road
North Prince George, VA 23860

The refuge offers important breeding and roosting habitat for resident and migrating eagles. In addition, the 4,400-acre refuge supports hundreds of native plant and animal species in the forests, wetlands, and grasslands.

Visitor Activities
To visit James River National Wildlife Refuge, reservations are required 72 hours in advance of the proposed visit. Requests can be made at 804-829-9020 or Fw5rw_evrnwr@fws.gov.
• Wildlife viewing
• Photography
• Hunting
• Interpretation
• Environmental Education

White-Tailed Deer Hunting
White-tailed deer hunting is allowed by refuge permit only. Archery, muzzleloader, and shotgun seasons are offered annually. Participants of the 3-week refuge archery season are selected by lottery. Hunters can apply for the hunt through Virginia’s Lottery system GoOutdoorsVirginia.com during the summer application period. Application costs are $7.50 and, if selected, a $50.00 season hunt permit fee is required. Hunters wishing to participate in the two muzzleloader and four shotgun dates are selected on a first come, first served basis on the days of the hunts. These hunts are for stand hunting only and the use of dogs is prohibited. Registration occurs on-site at the Check Station. A one-day permit costs $10.00.

For other hunting inquiries, visit the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website at dgif.virginia.gov or call 804-367-1000. Hunting is prohibited at public parks without a permit.

James River Refuge Map


The owner of a watercraft must apply for a Certificate of Title at the same time application is made for a Certificate of Number (Registration). The Application for Watercraft Certificate of Title and Certificate of Number form is available from most watercraft dealers, the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ Headquarters and Regional Offices, and agents who sell hunting and fishing licenses. In addition to other information, an application for title and registration requires a detailed description of the watercraft that includes the make, length, model year, type of vessel, hull material, type of propulsion, and the twelve character hull identification number; the make, horsepower, and a serial number of the motor if in excess of 25 horsepower; and the name and address of the lienholder, if any.

FOLAR (Friends of the Lower Appomattox River) River Trail
The Appomattox River is a Virginia State Scenic River and runs over 20 miles from the dam at Lake Chesdin to the confluence with the James River in Hopewell. Point of access for the Appomattox River in Prince George County includes Appomattox Boat Harbor and Appomattox River Regional Park. For more information on FOLAR and the Appomattox River Trail, please visit their website (linked above).

Appomattox Boat Harbor, Inc.

1604 Fine Street
Prince George, VA 23875
804-546-1200 (call or text)

Located less than 2 miles from Interstate 95, this marina has been family-owned and operated for over 40 years. Set on approximately 15 acres, it has 50 floating slips and land storage in sheds or fenced lot, the area’s widest and longest ramp open 24 hours, access to your favorite fishing and pleasure boating locations, summer festivals and a benefit concert series.

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Jordan Point Yacht Haven

101 Jordan Point Road
North Prince George, VA 23860

Full-service Virginia marina offering boat sales, service, storage, and repairs. Jordan Point offers 100 newly renovated floating and fixed slips with power and water, a fully stocked ship’s store, on-site parking, a seasonal pool, restroom/ shower facilities, Marine Diesel and 87 Octane Ethanol-Free gasoline, pump out station, concrete ramps, a 25-ton travel lift, a snack bar and grill, and hull and engine repairs. Located at the southern foot of the Benjamin Harrison bridge, the marina provides easy access to both protected, tidal fresh water and to the Chesapeake Bay.

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Weekly Farmers’ Market

6602 Courts Drive
P.O. Box 68
Prince George, VA 23875
Office: 804-722-8777, Fax: 804-732-1967
Saturdays 8:00-12:00 pm during the growing season

Prince George County is dedicated to building a sustainable, regional foodshed and educating people about the benefits of sustainable agriculture. Our producer-grower farmers’ market emphasizes the direct connection between local food choices and the quality and health of our environment and daily lives. We support farmers/growers who cultivate the land using sustainable agricultural practices or raise livestock using humane and sustainable practices. By providing these farmers/ growers with direct markets for their products, Prince George helps sustain the regional farm economy and helps ensure the future of farming in our area.

Farmers Market
6602 Courts Drive, Third Floor
Prince George, VA 23875

Hours: Monday - Friday
8:30am-5pm, excluding holidays

Phone: 804-722-8609

Director of Economic Development and Tourism

Yoti Jabri 804-722-8611
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