William Byrd Park

800 Swan Lake Dr.
Richmond, VA 23221- Map It
(804) 646-3355

AAA Editor Notes

William Byrd Park is at the s. end of Boulevard at Idlewood Ave. The 287-acre park contains the Christopher Columbus Monument and the 56-bell World War I Memorial Carillon. The Festival of Arts, featuring ballets, plays and musical performances, takes place at Dogwood Dell Amphitheatre and Ha'Penny Stage from mid-June to mid-August. Recreational activities include pedal boating, tennis and softball. A children's playground and the 1-mile Vita Course trail also are on-site. Food is available in summer. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Hours: Grounds daily dawn-dusk. Phone ahead for tennis complex hours.