Point of Rocks Park - Chester, VA
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N 37° 19.110 W 077° 21.438
18S E 291119 N 4132811
Boardwalk over a freshwater tidal marsh near the Appomattox River.
Waymark Code: WM6PX3
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/05/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member PTCrazy
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R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks, opened in 1980, is a 188 acre park near the Appomattox River in Chester, VA. The park offers walking trails, picnic shelters, playground equipment, athletic fields, and historical markers. Construction of the floating boardwalk over Ashton Creek was completed in 2001. It was rebuilt in 2003 after being severely damaged by hurricane Isabel.
Approximate boardwalk length (feet): 1600

What is the boardwalk over?:
The boardwalk goes over a freshwater tidal marsh formed by Ashton Creek and the Appomattox River. The area is an ideal habitat for migratory birds.

Boardwalk material: Wood with metal flooring

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