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Woodville Park

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Features

  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Dogs Allowed
  3. Parking
  4. Restrooms
  5. Soccer
  6. Trails
  7. Volleyball

Park Events

  • ADOPT A GARDEN AT WOODVILLE PARK 

    Do you love to be outside in nature?  Do you love to get your hands dirty?  We need your help! We are looking for gardeners to come and help maintain areas of the park’s gardens.  It would require weed pulling, trimming and mulching. You can sign up with your office, bowling club or fellow neighbors.  It would be an area to call your own and for the whole county to enjoy.  Contact Patti McGrath at 804-693-2355 or pmcgrath@gloucesterva.info for more information. 

    SPRING POND CRITTERS   

    Explore the wonders of the Woodville Ponds in the spring as we dip for small critters such as aquatic insects, salamanders, tadpoles and fish. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and dirty. The Master Naturalists will tell you all they know about the interesting inhabitants of these ponds. March 23, 2019 at 9AM – 11AM. Registration Number #50304:08. Free program for all ages but registration is required. Deadline to register March 15, 2019. 

  • SNAKE WALK 

    Join Brandon, our resident snake expert, for a walk around the trails to learn about all the cool reptiles that have a home in the park. You will learn about the Snakes of Gloucester County and their habits and hiding places. This is a guided tour and safe for everyone. Meet at the blue trailer in the parking lot off the paved road. May 18, 2019 from 2PM-4PM. Registration Number #50304:09. Free program but registration is required. Deadline to register May 10, 2019. 

    WOODVILLE DOGGIE FUN DAY 
    Come visit Woodville park with your four-legged family member to learn about basic obedience, watch demonstrations and play games with Fido for prizes. Photo ops are available for the dogs and their people. Experience all that Woodville Park has to offer! All dogs must be up to date on shots. April 13, 2019 from 10am to 12pm. Registration Number #50804:04. Free program but registration is required. Deadline to register April 5, 2019. Rain date is April 27, 2019. 

  • MARTIAL ARTS IN THE PARK 

  • Join us for a free family outdoor experience at Woodville Park. Local martial artists will be teaching fun activities for family members of all ages. FREE program. Registration required. May 4th, 2019 from 2:30 to 4:30pm. Deadline to register April 26th, 2019. Registration Number #51004:01 

    BIRD WALK  

    Join Kimberly and Elizabeth, avid birders and photographers, to explore Woodville Park’s birds from song birds to raptors. The group will walk trails that may be muddy so wear appropriate footwear. We will assist with Bird identification. Bring your binoculars, camera and bird identification book if you have one.  Program is free and open to all ages but registration is required.  March 30, 2019.  8am – 10am. Registration Number #50304:11. Deadline to register is March 22, 2019. 




Park News


Woodville Park is growing everyday with the help of the generous citizens of Gloucester County. Woodville Park is approximately 100 acres in size and is located in Hayes off of Bray’s Point Road. The park started with a gift to Gloucester County of 100 acres by the Lanciano Family. This new nature park contains both wetlands and woodlands, athletic fields and reflective gardens, walking paths and hiking trails. The site plan is available online to see what else is in store for the future of the park.

The next major focus for Woodville Park will be to install a state of the art all inclusive playground. Fundraising is under way. Check out our Park Partners page for upcoming fundraising events.

The construction of the park has been made possible by the generosity of individuals and businesses who have donated money and time and over $800,000 in grant funds. The park won the Best New Park Award in 2013 from the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. Volunteers are always needed. Upcoming work will include field preparation, garden maintenance, trail clearing and more plantings. If you would like to help please email Parks and Recreation. Memorial bricks and benches are also available for purchase to remember your loved ones.

Park Rules


  • All dogs must be on a leash. Please bring your pooper-scooper too!
  • For safety reasons, golfing and bounce houses are not allowed in County Parks.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on County Property.
  • Ice Fishing is not permitted at Woodville Park.