We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great Outdoor Time with Kids!

We love this park! It has nice trails, beautiful lakes, and surprising lots of wildlife for being... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Matthew V
via mobile
Great placce for the kids and adults

We came here since we heard it had a great playgorud with a small museum and nature center for the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Li S
,
Richmond, Virginia
Read all 79 reviews
18
All photos (18)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
23°
12°
Sep
18°
Oct
12°
Nov
Contact
400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
Website
+1 804-652-1470
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Richmond
from US$51.94
More Info
Reviews (79)
Filter reviews
79 results
Traveller rating
43
29
4
3
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
43
29
4
3
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreat playgroundlarge playgroundyear oldswalking trailswonderful parkbeautiful scenerypicnic lunchon displayturtlesreptileswildlifeseasonstanksparksexhibitsbenchesstroller
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 79 reviews
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We love this park! It has nice trails, beautiful lakes, and surprising lots of wildlife for being right in middle of Henrico. You can really hike some miles if you do all three lakes! The first lake (big lake to the left of parking lot)...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We came here since we heard it had a great playgorud with a small museum and nature center for the kids. My daughter loved the nature center with all the turtels in the lake and the educational exhibits in the center. You can actually watch...More

1  Thank Li S
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Such a peaceful and lovely place to visit alone or with family. The 3 lakes are distinctly beautiful and walking around them gives a connection to nature. A must see gem in Richmond, Va!

4  Thank SomboC2
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Three Lakes Park is great for the kids and for anyone to come and explore. Check the hours of the Nature Center since they do change according to the seasons. The Nature Center is a great place to check out some wonderful displays about Virginia...More

1  Thank leadkat
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

This location has very limited hours of availability this time of the year but this lovely park is still worth your attention. The Nature Center is open on weekends in December. You can walk and hike enjoying the beautiful scenery. We plan to be back...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Between Three Lakes and Deep Run Parks, my kids are ecstatic about going for walks, seeing nature, and lots of things to see. We've made it a tradition to go for long walks all of the time and they've come to enjoy the outside and...More

Thank Harold C
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This was a cute little park with a free nature museum. The park has several wide walking trails which is great if you have small children and/or a dog. Their is a fishing pier as well. The museum like everyone said is small, but still...More

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed July 12, 2017

What a beautiful , relaxing place to visit. We walked around one of the lakes and looked around outside of the nature Center, we took a picnic lunch and enjoyed the beautiful area. There is a nice play area for children there as well and...More

Thank pmbump
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

A surprising number of Richmonders have never heard of Three Lakes Park - I was one until I was desperately seeking a free or inexpensive place to take my young children. This is a really great park for these reasons: 1. It is completely free...More

2  Thank Lolaloos
Reviewed June 8, 2017

I have visited this park many times. A great playground for the kids. I like to walk beside the lakes. It is nature at its best. The nature center is also very interesting. Well worth visiting.

Thank LoieJo
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 82 hotels in Richmond
Super 8 by Wyndham Richmond/Chamberlayne Rd
455 reviews
1.87 km away
Quality Inn North
149 reviews
2.84 km away
Sleep Inn
165 reviews
3.34 km away
Econo Lodge
46 reviews
3.38 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,763 restaurants in Richmond
Pad Thai Restaurant
131 reviews
2.83 km away
Phoenix Garden Vegetarian Restaurant
44 reviews
2.49 km away
River City Diner Northside
130 reviews
2.89 km away
Starbucks
19 reviews
3.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 280 attractions in Richmond
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1,430 reviews
3.52 km away
Governor's Antiques & Architectural Materials Ltd.
16 reviews
5.19 km away
J. E. B Stuart Yellow Tavern Memorial
5 reviews
5.17 km away
Richmond Raceway
216 reviews
3.75 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
patriciaparrish73
July 23, 2018|
Answer
Response from Li S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if you can, I know they have picnic areas there with grills in place for hot dogs and things, but I suggest to call Henrico County to ask if you can do that.
0
Votes
Tom M
July 12, 2018|
Answer
Response from Li S | Reviewed this property |
Free
1
Vote
Kai C
May 26, 2015|
Answer
Response from Li S | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to do anything, its an open park...times depends on when you want to come Nature Center Hours December-February Saturday & Sunday: Noon-4:30pm March-May Tuesday-Sunday: Noon-4:30pm June-August... More
0
Votes