Snapshots of RVA: Maymont

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  • IMG_3496 This is a fountain near Maymont's entrance.
  • IMG_3546 This is a fountain in the Italian Garden.
  • IMG_3501 This is Maymont's Italian Garden.
  • IMG_3522 This is a pathway in the Italian Garden.
  • IMG_3537 This is another view of the Italian Garden.
  • IMG_3564 This is near the Japanese Garden.
  • IMG_3569 This is near the Japanese Garden.
  • IMG_3601 This is the lake in the Japanese Garden.
  • IMG_3599 This is the lake in the Japanese Garden.
  • IMG_3586 This is the lake in the Japanese Garden.
  • IMG_3587 This is the lake in the Japanese Garden.
  • IMG_3624 This neat waterfall and bridge is near the Japanese Garden.
  • IMG_3676 This massive praying mantis was hanging out near the Maymont mansion.
  • IMG_3693 Trees change color with the season here!
  • IMG_3689 Trees have dropped leaves with the arrival of the fall.
  • IMG_3748 Benches are spread throughout Maymont's green spaces.
  • IMG_3730 Here's more of Maymont's green space. There are a lot of hills throughout the area.
  • IMG_3729 It was clear and sunny for most of the day.
  • IMG_3678 This is the Maymont mansion.
  • IMG_3750 The day became cloudier and more ominous near the end.
  • IMG_3755 This is a last shot of the Maymont mansion.

These are pictures from a trip to Maymont, which is an estate that was first donated to the City of Richmond and is now run by the Maymont Fonudation, a nonprofit. The estate has gardens, a nature center, a wildlife area, and the estate mansion. I made this trip in October 2014.

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