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Dogwood Dell at Byrd Park Forest trail in Byrd Park Richmond Virginia Byrd Park Carillon Bell Tower AutumnWater in the Creek at Byrd Park

July 4th at Dogwood Dell Richmond - Byrd ParkStone walking path Byrd Park

William Byrd Park

The famous Carillon Bell Tower, Dogwood Dell amphitheatre, and forest trails, walkways, a creek, and a children's playground are at Byrd Park.

More pix of Byrd Park Stone Walkway here

Bell Tower Byrd Park

Named after William Byrd II

WIlliam Byrd

William Byrd II is the founder of Richmond, Virginia. He lived from March 28, 1674 to August 26, 1744.

Byrd Park stone walkway

Behind Dogwood Dell amphitheater and the Carillon Bell Tower (aka WW1 War Memorial) is a large patch of woods. It can be transversed by a stone walkway which descends downward to a low stone bridge crossing a wet-weather creek bed.

BYRD PARK WALKWAY over view map

Stone parkway

Stone walking path to bridge

Map of Byrd Park

More pix of the stone walkway at Byrd Park here

July 4 Dogwood Dell Byrd Park
Bell Tower Carillon Byrd Park

Carillon Tower

Photos by Erik Weems - for prints:

AMAZON - Really Richmond: A City Guide

Paperback 190 pages. Illustrated edition January 7, 2020.

Really Richmond -- A City Guide is a handy little book by Richmond native Elizabeth Cogar for anyone interested in exploring Richmond, Virginia. It's the perfect companion for visitors, newcomers and natives who don't get out much but are curious about what all the hullabaloo is about. Curated with a focus on locally born and bred businesses, the book's emphasis is on places that are really Richmond, not chains that you see in every city. Find out where to sample our craft beers and spirits, stay in a hotel full of local art, eat at charming cafes and visit museums, historic homes and cultural hot spots.

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