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Prince William Forest Park

Rank: 144 6 Activites Distance: 0.59 miles

Prince William Forest Park is an oasis, a respite of quiet and calm. In 1936, Chopawamsic Recreation Area opened its gates to house children's 'relief' camps during the Great Depression. Renamed Prince William Forest Park in 1948, these fragrant woods and trickling streams have welcomed generations of campers, hikers, bikers and nature lovers. Discover Northern Virginia's best kept secret!

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Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 6.67 miles

Featherstone NWR is located about 22 miles south of Washington D.C. at the confluence of Neabsco Creek and the Potomac River. The refuge is managed by staff of the Potomac River NWR Complex. Composed of wetlands and woodlands, the refuge is a narrow strip along the shore of the Potomac River and mouth of Neabsco Creek with a railroad right of way bordering the western edge. The refuge provides ...

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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 8.46 miles

Occoquan Bay NWR was established in 1998 and is situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers. This 644 acre refuge was previously a military research site and is part of the Potomac River NWR Complex. The refuge has a unique mix of wetlands, forest, and native grasslands that provides a diversity of habitats for wide variety of species. Wetland habitats cover about 50% of the r...

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Wood Thrush Trail National Park

5 Activites Phone: (703)-339-0410 Email: Theresa_Jefferson@es.blm.gov Distance: 10.95 miles

One mile loop trail on the 800 acres of the Meadowood SRMA on Mason Neck in Fairfax County, Virginia and plans to manage it to provide open space for recreation, environmental education, and wild horse and burro interpretation. The 800-acre Mason Neck peninsula, approximately 18 miles south of Washington, D.C., is also the site of Gunston Hall - historic home of George Mason IV, author of the Vi...

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Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 11.30 miles

Mason Neck NWR was established in 1969 for the protection of nesting, feeding, and roosting habitat for the Bald eagles. It was the first federal refuge established specifically for the (then endangered) Bald eagle. The refuge is part of the Potomac River NWR Complex. The refuge, situated along the Potomac River on the Mason Neck peninsula, consists of 2277 acres of oak-hickory forest, f...

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Meadowood Special Recreation Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (703)-339-8009 Email: BLM_ES_Meadowood@blm.gov Distance: 11.49 miles

Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area was established on October 18, 2001 and is located on Mason Neck peninsula in Fairfax County, Virginia. Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area offers 13 miles of hiking, horseback riding and mountain bike trails including a universally accessible trail to Hidden Pond, two fishing ponds, 800 acres of forest and meadows, environmental education p...

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Manassas National Battlefield Park

Rank: 106 6 Activites Phone: (703)-361-1339 Email: MANA_Info_Request@nps.gov Distance: 14.36 miles

On July 21, 1861, two armies clashed for the first time on the fields overlooking Bull Run. Heavy fighting swept away any notion of a quick war. In August 1862, Union and Confederate armies converged for a second time on the plains of Manassas. The Confederates won a solid victory bringing them to the height of their power.

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Thomas Stone National Historic Site

Rank: 356 Distance: 17.93 miles

Prior to the Revolutionary War, Thomas Stone led a very comfortable life as a planter and lawyer. After realizing war with Great Britain was inevitable, he risked everything he held dear-- life, fortune, and sacred honor-- to safeguard American rights. To that end, Thomas Stone became one of 56 men to sign one of the most important documents in World History; the Declaration of Independence.

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Piscataway Park

Rank: 191 3 Activites Email: Nace_fort_washington_park@nps.gov Distance: 18.05 miles

Piscataway Park is home to bald eagles, beavers, deer, foxes, ospreys, and many other species. To complement the surroundings, the park has, in addition to a public fishing pier and two boardwalks over fresh water tidal wetlands, a variety of nature trails, meadows, and woodland areas. The Park is also home to National Colonial Farm.

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Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

Rank: 78 3 Activites Phone: (540)-373-6122 Email: frsp_info@nps.gov Distance: 18.40 miles

Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania--this is America's battleground, where the Civil War roared to its bloody climax. No place more vividly reflects the War's tragic cost in all its forms. A town bombarded and looted. Farms large and small ruined. Refugees by the thousands forced into the countryside. More than 85,000 men wounded; 15,000 killed--most in graves unknown.

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Green Springs National Park

1 Activites Phone: (540)-371-1112 Email: noel_harrison@nps.gov Distance: 18.41 miles

Green Springs National Historic Landmark District in Virginia's Piedmont encompasses over 14,000 acres. Its farmsteads offer a continuum of rural vernacular architecture in original context with minimal alteration. Landscapes and buildings, many predating the Civil War and connected to one another visually and through family relationships of early occupants, are today preserved through easements.

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Fort Foote Park

3 Activites Phone: (301)-763-4600 Email: NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 22.66 miles

Fort Foote was constructedin 1863 atop Rozier's Bluff to strengthen the ring of fortifications that encircled Washington, D.C. Two of the Guns that prtoected Washington are still there along with the remains of the fort's earthworks.

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Fort Washington Park

Rank: 123 5 Activites Phone: (301)-763-4600 Email: NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 22.67 miles

Built to defend the river approach to Washington, DC, Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry for over 200 years. As technologies advanced so did Fort Washington, from the brick and stone of the 19th century to the concrete and steel of the 20th century.

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Harmony Hall National Park

Email: Nace_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 22.89 miles

The 18th century Harmony Hall mansion is located on a 62.5-acre open pasture land estate along the Potomac River. This estate was purchased by the National Park Service in 1966, to preserve southern Maryland cultural heritage. Surrounded by a rich landscape, it offers visitors many chances to connect with Colonial History. The park also home to the remains of the Want Water House and canal.

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Garden Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.28 miles

The Garden Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 3,291 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2009 the Garden Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

4 Activites Email: vanessa_molineaus@nps.gov Distance: 24.97 miles

The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands on activities, living history programs, and more, you can experience farm life and how its changed over time. Explore how the park evolved from a plantation home during the War of 1812, to a hospital farm, to the park you can visit today.

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Brush Mountain East Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.91 miles

The Brush Mountain East Wilderness now contains a total of 3,743 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2009 the Brush Mountain East Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. ...

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Brush Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.91 miles

The Brush Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 4,794 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2009 the Brush Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.91 miles

The Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 8,470 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2009 the Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In...

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Raccoon Branch Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.91 miles

The Raccoon Branch Wilderness now contains a total of 4,223 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2009 the Raccoon Branch Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Stone Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.91 miles

The Stone Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 3,270 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 2009 the Stone Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Wolf Trap National Park For The Performing Arts

Rank: 124 1 Activites Phone: (703)-255-1800 Email: will_rifenbark@nps.gov Distance: 26.33 miles

No matter what your age or taste in shows, you'll find something you like onstage at Wolf Trap. From May through September, multiple amphitheaters in the park present performances such as musicals, dance, opera, jazz, and popular and country music. A good time to explore the beauty and history of the park without the crowds is October - April.

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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial National Park

Rank: 97 1 Activites Email: GWMP Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 27.33 miles

Arlington House is inextricably linked to one of the most famous Confederate Civil War Generals, Robert E. Lee, but it is also the home of a family whose roots lie with the father of our country, George Washington. Arlington House is where this family lived and lost. It was also home to a large enslaved population that came from Mount Vernon to provide the existence that the family knew.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove On The Potomac National Park

Rank: 148 4 Activites Phone: (703)-289-2500 Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 27.33 miles

From this distance the seat of national power appears pristine across the river, so President Johnson came here often when he needed to escape from the stresses of building a Great Society. After he died, his wife chose this place for his memorial. A landscape of serpentine paths, white pines, a granite monolith, and an open meadow honors his legacy of social justice and conservation legislation.

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George Mason Memorial National Park

Distance: 27.72 miles

Dedicated on April 9, 2002, honors the little known but widely felt contributions of an important founding father.

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