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Parks Virginia Algonkian Regional Park - Brambleton Regional Park

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  Algonkian Regional Park   Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  e-mail  703-450-4655

  47001 Fairway Drive

  Sterling   VA  20164

    Located on the scenic Potomac shore near the Loudoun-Fairfax County line, Algonkian Regional Park is the perfect place for an afternoon of fun in the sun, a family vacation or even your wedding. The park includes Downpour!

  Appomattox Court House NHP  National Historic Park           NPS
e-mail  434 352-8987
Hwy 24
PO Box 218
Appomattox  VA    24522
Walk the old country lanes where Robert E. Lee, Commanding General of the Army of Northern Virginia, surrendered his men to Ulysses Grant, General-in-Chief of all United States forces, on   April 9, 1865. 1800 acres     

  Arlington House, Robert E Lee Memorial            National Memorial   NPS
e-mail 703 235-1530
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Turkey Run Park
Arlington  VA    22101
The house that Robert E. Lee called home for 30 years and one uniquely associated with the Washington and Custis families is
 preserved today as a memorial to General Lee, who gained the respect of Americans in both the North and South.

  Assateague Island NS  National Seashore  NPS
e-mail   410 641-1441
7206 National Seashore Lane Berlin MD 21881
PO Box 38 8586 Beach RD
Chincoteague  VA    23336
barrier island noted for bands of wild horse and specialized flora and fauna, MD and VA units

  Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge         Fish and Wildlife Service FWS

  e-mail  757-721-2412

  4005 Sandpiper Road

  Virginia Beach   VA  23456

    Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge is located in Virginia and was established in 1938 to provide habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl.  The refuge contains more than 8,500 acres, situated around Back Bay

  Ball's Bluff Regional Park  Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  e-mail  703-737-7800

  Ball's Bluff Road

  Leesburg    VA  20176

    The 223-acre park surrounds one of the smallest national cemeteries, where 54 Union soldiers are buried. The Potomac shoreline park also includes an 1861 Civil War battlefield and hiking trails.

  Barbours Creek Wilderness  WILD


  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

    The Barbours Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,382 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the wilderness is in the state of Virginia.

 Bear Creek Lake SP  State Park                       VADCR  804 492-4410
929 Oak Hill Road
Cumberland  VA    23040
Nestled in the heart of Cumberland State Forest in central  Virginia’s Cumberland County, Bear Creek Lake State Park offers the amenities of the larger parks without the crowds. Activities  revolve around the 40-acre lake with a boat launch, swimming  beach,

  Beartown Wilderness   WILD


  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

    The Beartown Wilderness now contains a total of 5,609 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the wilderness is in the state of Virginia.

  Beaver Creek Lake  County Park       Albemarle
Route 680
Crozet   VA
Last Update   7 /27/2006

  Belle Isle SP  State Park          VADCR  804 462-5030
1632 Belle Isle Rd
Lancaster  VA    22503
Located in the rural Northern Neck of Virginia, Belle Isle is the first state park to be purchased with funds from the $95 million 1992 Parks and Recreational Facilities Bond Referendum. The 733-acre site is a window to the beautiful lower Rappahannock River

  Bethel Beach NAP  Natural Area Preserve               VADCR  804 445-9117
Route 609
Mathews     VA
83 acres
This preserve contains sandy beach, low dune, and salt marsh  habitats. Wind and water move sand creating an ever changing habitat on the narrow beach. Rare marsh and colonial nesting birds as well as the globally rare northeastern beach tiger beetle

  Booker T Washington NM         National Monument  NPS
e-mail      540 721-2094
12130 Booker T Washington Highway
  Hardy   VA    24101
On April 5, 1856, a child who later called himself Booker T.  Washington, was born in slavery on this 207-acre tobacco farm.

  Brambleton Regional Park         Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  e-mail  703-327-3403

  42180 Ryan Road

  Ashburn  VA  20148

    This 18-hole, par-72 golf course offers a variety of challenging holes  with scenic woods and water holes, large bunkers and plush  putting greens. A banquet and wedding shelter with all-weather, roll-down sides and electricity is available for rental


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