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“Love this beautiful park!”
Review of Maymont

Maymont
Ranked #2 of 178 things to do in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion, watching river otters at play, or petting a goat, there is something for everyone to enjoy. NEW! Golf cart tours are now available. Explore the rolling hills and winding path with ease with a personal tour guide!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Maymont is a gorgeous park in the heart of Richmond. The grounds are very well kept, plenty of places to picnic or sit under a tree. A huge variety of gardens. The animal areas are well maintained. Any time of year is perfect to visit this lovely place. No entry fee, except a request for donation. I have visited many times and will go back many more times. I love taking out of town visitors to this park. It can be a hike with some of the hills so wear walking shoes.

2  Thank Alice B
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

The house at Maymont is beautiful, though not as big as I thought it would be, but the tour is definitely worth the time and money. The tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable. If you have time, take time to explore the entire property. The park-like setting is worth spending an afternoon enjoying.

2  Thank WSW64
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

Definitely one of the most beautiful & unique public parks in Richmond. All the buildings on the grounds are beautiful. The waterfall, gardens, stairs, koy pond... All of it just kept in top shape & absolutely gorgeous. This is also free, just ask for a $5 donation when touring the house. Which is worth seeing. Long trail with beautiful scenery & large fields for picnicking or just relaxing. Gorgeous for engagement photos as well!

2  Thank kkeith34
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

The grounds were just gorgeous, it was a beautiful spring morning, everything was in bloom and the beauty of the plantings and grounds was breath taking!

1  Thank karen G
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Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Really great park. They have tours of the mansion for the history buffs, the various gardens for the outdoor buffs, animals and petting zoos for the kids (or kids at heart!) And miles of trails around the 100 acres of land. Great for fling out of town guests, something to do on a weekend afternoon, a date, or with the kids. Admission is free and you can bring a picnic for a long adventure. Great!

1  Thank Natalie O
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