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Midlothian Mines Park

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About Midlothian Mines Park:

A small park in Midlothian, VA, where the first coal mine in Virginia used to be. It offers an interesting blend of nature and history, with nature paths winding through the woods and information plaques about the mine.
Nearest town or city: Midlothian, VA
Directions: Drive west down Midlothian Turnpike and take a left down N Woolridge Rd. The parking lot is right across from the small lake. Here is the address: 13301 N. Woolridge Rd., Midlothian, VA 23114
Latitude, Longitude: 37.49493, -77.64272
Access Issues: The website ( says,"Don't climb upon, deface, destroy, injure in any way, misuse, remove, or waste any park property." I climbed here anyway; no one stopped us. Still, be careful. No camping; the park closes after dark.
Camping: No
When to Climb: Autumn Spring Summer Winter
Quantity of Climbs: Day