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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  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.

  Occoquan Regional Park  
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  e-mail  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

  Petersburg NB National Battlefield  NPS
e-mail   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

  Peters Mountain Wilderness  WILD


  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.

  Philpott Lake    US Army Corps of Engineers      USACE

  e-mail  276-629-2703


  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

  Pinnacle NAP  Natural Area Preserve                 VA DNH  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

  e-mail  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

  Pocahontas SP  State Park                       USACE  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.

  Pohick Bay Regional Park  Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA
e-mail  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

  Poplar Gap Park  County Park   Buchanan County
Last Update  10/24/2006

Potomac Overlook Regional Park
 Northern VA Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  e-mail  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

  Powell Memorial Park  County Park    Accomack County Prks & Rec
Wachapreague  VA
Last Update   7 /27/2006


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