About Falling Creek Ironworks Park
Falling Creek Park is one of the parks within the Chesterfield County Parks system and is under development.
Falling Creek Park is NOT open to the public except as advertised on the Announcements page. Once improvements are completed, the park will be open on a regular basis.
- To promote the study of the rich historic and industrial heritage of the Falling Creek area from the 1619-1622 Virginia Company Falling Creek Ironworks to Cary's Chesterfield Forge to the last operations in the 20th century of William Byrd's 17th century gristmill.
- To work for the proper conservation and exploration of this ironworks archaeological sites and materials.
- To encourage the scientific study of ironworking sites and materials.
- To promote the spread of archaeological knowledge through the media of publications, meetings, lectures, exhibits, etc. related to Falling Creek.