No way could Sallie May and James Dooley envision how modern Richmonders would embrace the 1920s bequest of their riverfront estate, Maymont. It’s a natural, horticultural and architectural showcase. It can be an educational experience or just a place to renew one’s spirit with its rolling lawns, spectacular formal gardens, river views or just watching other people enjoy themselves.
Second Place: Forest Hill Park
Third Place: Byrd Park