The Shelton House Re-opens for Tours in May!

Take a tour of the historic Shelton House and learn the history of the nearly 300 year old structure starting this May. The Rural Plains Foundation and its volunteers staff the house each Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m., May through October. Stop by for a visit in 2020!

Enjoy a 1.25 mile walking trail at the Totopotomoy Creek Battlefield at Rural Plains

The grounds of Rural Plains are open to the public from dawn to dusk daily. The park is pet friendly too! Be sure to always leash your pet and clean up after them.

Images of Rural Plains

Browse images from the events, people and grounds of Rural Plains. Browse here.

Eighteenth century home, Civil War battlefield, nature conservation siteā€”the Totopotomoy Creek Battlefield at Rural Plains is all of these.

Passionate about history, nature & the outdoors? The Rural Plains Foundation is actively recruiting new volunteers.

Please give what you can to help us save Rural Plains for future generations.