Things to do in henrico
If you've got game, you've got a place to play in Henrico. Whatever your sport or passion - from baseball, to golf, to fishing, to soccer - we've got you covered. The Henrico County Park System includes nearly 4,000 acres filled with athletic fields and recreation amenities. And if you can't quite land that trophy bass, be sure to stop by Three Lakes Nature Center to come face to face with your native quarry in a 50,000-gallon freshwater aquarium.
You can also explore the beauty of nature at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, recognized among America's best public botanical gardens by USA Today and the Travel Channel.
If you love history, you will love Henrico County. The historic James River made Henrico County a thriving Native American trade location before its official founding by English settlers in 1611 as one of the eight original shires. Familiar names like Pocahontas and Virginia Randolph are inter woven into the rich and diverse tapestry of our past. While you're here, be sure to take a trek back in time and visit one of our many historic sites.