Directions

Wondering where to begin your visit? Maymont has three entrances. View the Maymont Walking Map for locations.

The Robins Nature Center Entrance

2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond, VA, 23220
This entrance is the best place for new visitors to begin.

From Interstates 64 & 95
  • Take Arthur Ashe Boulevard exit #78 (Route 161)
  • Go south on Arthur Ashe Boulevard (Route 161) for two miles to the Columbus statue
  • Turn right at Grant Street/Blanton Avenue (Route 161) and go .03 miles to the Carillon monument
  • Turn left at Park Drive (Route 161) and go .03 miles
  • Turn left at Shirley Lane (last left before the Boulevard Bridge) and go one block (past the Maymont Farm entrance)
  • Bear left (not the hard left onto Westover Road) and go one block into Byrd Park
  • Turn right at Shields Lake Drive and continue around the lake to The Robins Nature Center parking lot on the right
From the Powhite Parkway (Route 76) via the Downtown Expressway (I-195) (From Southside, Midlothian)
  • After the James River Bridge toll plaza, get in the right lane
  • Bear right onto the Downtown Expressway (I-195 East)
  • Take the first exit, bear left onto Maplewood Avenue, and go one block
  • Turn right at S. Sheppard Street and go one block
  • Merge onto Grant Street/Blanton Avenue (Route 161) and go .03 miles to the Carillon monument
  • Turn left at Park Drive (Route 161) and go .03 miles
  • Turn left at Shirley Lane (last left before Boulevard Bridge) and go one block (past the Maymont Farm entrance)
  • Bear left (not the hard left onto Westover Road) and go one block into Byrd Park
  • Turn right at Shields Lake Drive and continue around the lake to The Robins Nature Center parking lot on the right
From the Downtown Expressway (I-195) South (Heading south from the West End)
  • Take the Cary Street/Grove Avenue exit ramp and bear left
  • Turn left at the first stoplight, Cary Street (Route 147) and go east .09 miles
  • Turn right at Arthur Ashe Boulevard (Route 161) and go .03 miles to the Columbus Statue
  • Turn right at Grant Street/Blanton Avenue (Route 161) and go .03 miles to the Carillon monument
  • Turn left at Park Drive (Route 161) and go .03 miles
  • Turn left at Shirley Lane (last left before the Boulevard Bridge) and go one block (past the Maymont Farm entrance)
  • Bear left (not the hard left onto Westover Road) and go one block into Byrd Park
  • Turn right at Shields Lake Drive and continue around the lake to The Robins Nature Center parking lot on the right
From the Boulevard Bridge (North from Forest Hill, Westover Hills)
  • Once through the Boulevard Bridge toll plaza, get in the right lane
  • Take the first right at Shirley Lane and go one block (past the Maymont Farm entrance)
  • Bear left (not the hard left onto Westover Road) and go one block into Byrd Park
  • Turn right at Shields Lake Drive and continue around the lake to The Robins Nature Center parking lot on the right
From Downtown Richmond (Heading west from Ninth and Main Streets)
  • Take Main Street west about two miles
  • Turn left at Meadow Street and go one mile
  • Turn right at Amelia Street and go two blocks
  • Turn left at Shields Lake Drive and continue around the lake to The Robins Nature Center parking lot on the left.
Historical Estate Entrance

1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA, 23220
This entrance provides the easiest access to Maymont Mansion, the Herb Garden, Italian Garden, Garden Hall, the Carriage House, Stone Barn, Garage, and Coop.

From Interstates 64 & 95
  • Take Arthur Ashe Boulevard exit #78 (Route 161)
  • Go south on Arthur Ashe Boulevard (Route 161) for two miles
  • Turn left at Cary Street and go .5 miles
  • Turn right at Meadow Street and go one mile
  • Turn right at Pennsylvania Avenue and go one block the parking lot ahead
From the Powhite Parkway (Route 76) via the Downtown Expressway (I-195) (From Southside, Midlothian)
  • After the James River bridge toll plaza, get in the right lane
  • Bear right onto the Downtown Expressway (I-195 East)
  • Take the first exit, bear left onto Maplewood Avenue, and go one block
  • Turn left at S. Sheppard Street and go four blocks
  • Turn right at Cary Street (Route 147) and go east .5 miles
  • Turn right at Meadow Street and go one mile
  • Turn right at Pennsylvania Avenue and go one block the parking lot ahead
From the Downtown Expressway (I-195) South (Heading south from the West End)
  • Take the Cary Street/Grove Avenue exit ramp and bear left
  • At the first stoplight, turn left at Cary Street (Route 147)
  • Continue on Cary Street east for 1.5 miles
  • Turn right at Meadow Street and go one mile
  • Turn right at Pennsylvania Avenue and go one block the parking lot ahead
From the Boulevard Bridge (North from Forest Hill, Westover Hills)
  • Once through the Boulevard Bridge toll plaza, get in the right lane
  • Take the first right at Shirley Lane and go one block (past the Maymont Farm entrance)
  • Bear left (not the hard left onto Westover Road) and go one block into Byrd Park
  • Turn right at Shields Lake Drive and continue around the lake (past The Robins Nature Center on the right)
  • Turn right at Amelia Street and go one block
  • Turn right at Hampton Street and proceed to the parking lot entrance on the right
From Downtown Richmond (Heading west from Ninth and Main Streets)
  • Take Main Street west about two miles
  • Turn left at Meadow Street and go one mile
  • Turn right at Pennsylvania Avenue and go one block to the parking lot ahead
Farm Entrance & Maymont Foundation Offices

1001 Spottswood Road, Richmond, VA, 23220
This entrance is closest to the Maymont Farm, paths to the wildlife habitats, and Maymont Foundation offices.

From Interstates 64 & 95
  • Take Arthur Ashe Boulevard exit #78 (Route 161)
  • Go south on Arthur Ashe Boulevard (Route 161) for two miles to the Columbus statue
  • Turn right at Grant Street/Blanton Avenue (Route 161) and go .03 miles to the Carillon monument
  • Turn left at Park Drive (Route 161) and go .03 miles
  • Turn left at Shirley Lane (last left before the Boulevard Bridge)
  • Take the immediate right into the Spottswood parking lot
From the Boulevard Bridge (North from Forest Hill, Westover Hills)
  • Once through the Boulevard Bridge toll plaza, get in the right lane
  • Take the first right at Shirley Lane
  • Take the immediate right into the Spottswood parking lot