Tuckahoe Creek Park

Project Status: Preliminary

Estimated Cost: $5,000,000
Start Date: Spring 2023

Magisterial District:   Three Chopt   Tuckahoe  

Community Input Meetings

Henrico County Recreation & Parks invites the community to discuss the Tuckahoe Creek Park Bond Project.

June 5, 6:30pm at Nuckols Farm ES
June 12, 6:30pm at Carver ES

  • Meet the planning and design team
  • Review existing boardwalk and park properties
  • Discuss opportunities and constraints for potential trail systems/boardwalk between Patterson Avenue and Broad Street.
  • Share your thoughts and comments  

View project details and submit comments online 

Tuckahoe Creek Corridor

  • The Tuckahoe Creek boardwalk system provides pedestrian access to the Tuckahoe Creek flood plain for walking, fishing, and enjoying nature.
  • Henrico County owns 240 acres of floodplain along Tuckahoe Creek. This land is comprised of several non-contiguous parcels that stretch from just south of Broad Street to just south of Patterson Avenue.
  • Henrico County voters approved $5,000,000 in capital funding for development of the entire Tuckahoe Creek Park system in November 2016.
  • This bond referendum funding was appropriated in July of 2021 and is being used to expand the initial phases into a community-level passive park resource with designated parking and better access from multiple communities within nearby neighborhoods.

 Phase III

  • The next phase in the planning process is to complete a full master plan depicting the most practical land-use options for the entire 240-acres of land along Tuckahoe Creek.  This land is comprised of several non-contiguous parcels that stretch across Three Chopt and Tuckahoe Magisterial Districts, from just south of Broad Street to just below Patterson Avenue
  • The county is actively working to acquire missing segments of land to provide continuous access across this entire section of Tuckahoe Creek.
  • A community master plan process to discuss plans for the entire corridor will begin this summer and will include community input through meetings facilitated by the Division of Recreation and Parks.
  • Future construction will occur in multiple phases.

Progress to Date

Phase III Community Input Meetings

  • Monday, June 5 – Three Chopt District
    • 6:30 p.m. at Nuckols Farm ES
  • Monday, June 12 – Tuckahoe District
    • 6:30 p.m. at Carver ES

Phase I & II Boardwalk Trail (Complete)

  • 2016: Phase I completed, which included 500 feet of boardwalk and a neighborhood pedestrian access at the terminus of Ridgefield Parkway.
  • 2020: Phase II completed, which provided an additional 1,000+ linear feet of boardwalk and trail connecting the end of Phase I to Old Coach Lane.
  • Phase II completed a neighborhood pedestrian link from Ridgefield Parkway to Old Coach Lane.
  • Funding was provided through multiple Recreational Trails Access grants administered through the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. The grants totaled $938,535.

Contact Us

Steve Hart
(804) 501-5117

Recreation and Parks

Physical Address
6800 Staples Mill Road
Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 501-7275
Inclement Weather Hotline
(804) 501-5132

(804) 501-5284


Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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