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 Occoquan Bay NWR  - Potomac Overlook Regional Park

 
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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge  Fish and Wildlife Service FWS

  http://www.recreation.gov/detail.cfm?ID=51611  703-490-4979

  13950 Dawson Beach Rd

  WoodbridgeVA  22191

    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. 

    Recreation.gov
 

  Occoquan Regional Park  
 
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  http://www.nvrpa.org/occoquan.html

  e-mail  occoquan@nvrpa.org  703-690-2121

  9751 Ox Road

  Lorton  VA  22079

    This spacious park is scenically located on the Occoquan River diagonally across from the Town of Occoquan. It offers 400 acres of recreational space and a touch of the past with its historic brick kiln, a reminder of the women suffragists imprisoned here

    Recreation.gov

  Petersburg NB National Battlefield  NPS
 
http://www.nps.gov/pete/index.htm
 
e-mail   mailto:PETE_Superintendent@nps.gov   804 732-3531
 
1539 Hickory Hill Road
  Petersburg   VA    23803
   
Petersburg, Virginia, became the setting for the longest siege in American history when General Ulysses S. Grant failed to capture Richmond in the spring of 1864. Grant settled in to subdue the Confederacy by surrounding Petersburg
 
  Recreation.gov

  Peters Mountain Wilderness      Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

    The Peters Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 3,328 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the wilderness is in the state of Virginia.

    Recreation.gov


  Philpott Lake    US Army Corps of Engineers      USACE

  http://www.saw.usace.army.mil/philpott/index.htm

  e-mail  philpott@usace.army.mil  276-629-2703

  1058 PHILPOTT DAM ROAD

  BASSETT  VA  24055-8617

    Nestled in the rugged foothills of the Blue Ridge, adjoining Fairy Stone State Park. The clear water and natural shoreline make Philpott Lake a unique place to visit.  Over 6,000 acres of surrounding land, 3,000 acres of water, and a power plant

    Recreation.gov

  Pinnacle NAP  Natural Area Preserve                 VA DNH
 
http://www.dcr.state.va.us/dnh/pinnacle.htm  276 676-5673
 
via Route 82, Route 640 (Glade Hollow rd, Route 721)
 
c/o DNH Abingon
 
Lebanon VA
 
435 acres                                 Last Update    5 /19/2004

  Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge  Fish and Wildlife Service FWS

  http://www.recreation.gov/detail.cfm?ID=51512

  e-mail  daffny_jones@fws.gov  757-721-2412

  Satellite of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

  4005 Sandpiper Road

  Virginia Beach  VA  23456

    Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge is situated on the southwestern corner of the Chesapeake Bay in the City of Poquoson and is strategically located almost midpoint on the Atlantic Flyway.  It consists of 3,450 acres of saltmarsh, shrub-scrub

    Recreation.gov

  Pocahontas SP  State Park                       USACE
 
http://www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/pocahont.htm  804 796-4255
 
10301 State Park Road
 
Chesterfield   VA    23838
   
Just 20 miles from downtown Richmond, the capital of Virginia, Pocahontas State Park has been one of the more popular parks in the state park system. Swift Creek forms the nucleus of the park, which is centered in a wildlife management area.
 
 Recreation.gov
  
http://www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/reserve.htm

  Pohick Bay Regional Park  Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  http://www.nvrpa.org/pohickbay.html
 
e-mail  pohick@nvrpa.org  703-339-6104

  6501 Pohick Bay Drive

  Lorton VA  22079

    This scenic shoreline park offers the largest campground in the area.  Visitors may rent paddle boats, jon boats, sailboats, canoes or kayaks.  Other park features include: large swimming pool; 18-hole, par 72 golf course; miniature and disk golf courses

    Recreation.gov
 

  Poplar Gap Park  County Park   Buchanan County
 
http://www.buchanancounty.org/pgpark.html
 
e-mail   mailto:eddie_lindsay@hotmail.com
 
VA
 
Last Update  10/24/2006

Potomac Overlook Regional Park
 Northern VA Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  http://www.nvrpa.org/potomacoverlook.html

  e-mail  potomac@nvrpa.org  703-528-5406

  2845 N. Marcey Road

  Arlington  VA  22207

    On the Potomac Palisades in north Arlington, Potomac Overlook offers 100 acres of peaceful woodland. Potomac Overlook's Nature Center serves as the regional center for the Park Authority's year-round programs of outdoor adventure and environmental education

    Recreation.gov
 

  Powell Memorial Park  County Park    Accomack County Prks & Rec
 
http://www.esva.net/~accomack/Parks%20&%20Rec/PR%20Main.htm
 
Wachapreague  VA
 
Last Update   7 /27/2006

 


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