Three Lakes Park & Nature Center

400 Sausiluta Drive | Henrico, VA   23227 | (804) 652-1470 |

Three Lakes Park and Nature Center bring together the three worlds of air, water, and land for visitors to explore. The Nature Center is a 6,500 square foot facility featuring a variety of exhibits designed to provide hands-on experiences. The 50,000 gallon aquarium also gives visitors a “fish-eye” view of the underwater world.

The exhibits in the Nature Center will introduce visitors to the plant and animal life native to the area and wildlife living in the wetlands and woodlands of the park. By providing an assortment of live exhibits, dioramas, and interactive displays, the Nature Center offers something for every field of natural interest and is appropriate for all ages.

Programs and tours are held throughout the year at Three Lakes Park & Nature Center.

Hours of Operation

Three Lakes Park is open daily from dawn to dusk.

Nature Center Hours

Saturday & Sunday: Noon-4:30pm

Tuesday-Sunday: Noon-4:30pm

Tuesday-Friday: 10am-4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon-4:30pm

Tuesday-Sunday: Noon-4:30pm


Fishing Fishing
Hiking/Nature Trail Hiking/ Nature Trail
Open Play Area Open Play Area
Picnic Area Picnic Area
Picnic Reservations Picnic Reservations
Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter
Play Equipment Play Equipment
Restrooms Restrooms

View the programs held at Three Lakes Park and Nature Center.

For a complete list of Recreation programs and to register online, visit HCRP Connect.
Registration is required in advance for all programs with a fee.

Free Programs

Summer Nature Series
All ages. Join nature center staff as we open up our classroom doors to visitors with a variety of items from our nature collections. Staff will be on hand to present information and answer questions. Topics rotate throughout the summer months. Information:

  • Predators of the Sea: Sharks
    • Wed, Jun 29, 10-11am
  • Mega-monsters: Dinosaurs
    • Wed, Jun 20, 10-11am
  • Ssslither!: Snakes
    • Wed, Jul 27, 10-11am
  • The Nature of Turtles
    • Wed, Aug 3, 10-11am   
Helpful Links

Park Map
Shelter Reservations
Program Registration

Special Features

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