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  Breaks Interstate  State Park                       VADCR
 
http://www.breakspark.com/
 
e-mail   mailto:info@breakspark.com
 
276 865-4413                                800 982-5122
 
PO Box 100
 
Breaks  VA    24607
 
Grand Canyon of the South                   4500 acres
 
Last Update     4 /3 /2004

  Bull Run Marina Regional Park
 
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

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

  e-mail  fountainhead@nvrpa.org  703-250-9124

  12619 Old Yates Ford Road

  Clifton VA  20124

    Located on the waters of the Occoquan Reservoir, Bull Run Marina is a practice facility for high school rowing teams. Annual boat launching permits are available to the general public.  Hiker and equestrians may access the 17.5-mile Bull Run-Occoquan Trail

    Recreation.gov
 

  Bull Run Regional Park Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

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

  e-mail  bull_run@nvrpa.org  703-631-0550

  7700 Bull Run Drive

  Centreville   VA  20121

    Bull Run Regional Park's spacious fields accommodate groups by the hundreds for picnics, camping or special events.  The park's scenic woodland and trails offer miles of hiking and solitude.  In springtime, acres of bluebells and other wildflowers bloom

    Recreation.gov
 

  Burke Lake Park          Fairfax County Park Authority     FCPA

  http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/parks/lakefront.htm - 3  703-323-6601

  7315 Ox RD

  Fairfax Station VA  22039

    BURKE LAKE PARK is located at 7315 Ox Road in Fairfax Station. Its 888 acres feature a 218-acre lake with fishing, boating, rowboat rental, tourboat rides, camping, a miniature train, a carousel, outdoor volleyball courts, an 18-hole par 3 golf course

    Recreation.gov

 Bush Mill Stream NAP  VADCR
 
http://www.dcr.state.va.us/dnh/bushmill.htm  804.684.7577
 
Route 642
 
Heathsville   VA  22473
   
At the mouth of Bush Mill Stream freshwater meets the saltwater  of the Great Wicomico River. Fresh to brackish tidal marshes and  mud flats are hidden between the steep-sided forested shores of  this upper Coastal Plain stream.
 
  Recreation.gov

  Caledon Natural Area  
 
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation     VADCR

  http://www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/caledon.htm  (540) 663-3861

  11617 Caledon Road

  King George   VA  22485-9357

    A designated National Natural Landmark, Caledon provides visitors the unique opportunity of viewing bald eagles in their natural habitat. Caledon and the surrounding areas are the summer home for one of the largest concentrations of bald eagles

    Recreation.gov

    http://www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/reserve.htm


 
Cameron Run Regional Park
 
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  http://www.nvrpa.org/cameron.html

  e-mail  cameron@nvrpa.org  703-960-0767

  4001 Eisenhower Avenue

  Alexandria   VA  22304

    Cameron Run Regional Park offers a variety of recreation facilities in an urban area, including Great Waves water park.  Catch a wave in the wave pool, twist and turn down four-story water slides, take a plunge down speed slides, play with friends

    Recreation.gov
 

  Cape Henry Memorial   National Park Service     NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/came  e-mail  kirk_kehrberg@nps.gov 

  Colonial National Historical Park

  P.O. Box 210

  Yorktown VA  23690

    After four and a half months crossing storm swept seas 144 weary  Englishmen made land-fall in April 1607.  They anchored their ships in the protected waters of the bay and landed a small party upon the shore.  They built a wooden cross and planted it

    Recreation.gov


  Carlyle House Historic Park  

  Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority NVRPA

  http://www.nvrpa.org/carlyle.html

  e-mail  carlyle@nvrpa.org  703-549-2997

  121 N. Fairfax Street

  Alexandria  VA  22314

    The historic Carlyle House was completed in 1753 by Scottish merchant John Carlyle for his bride, Sarah Fairfax of Belvoir, member of one of the most prestigious families in colonial Virginia.  Their home quickly became a center of social and political life

   Recreation.gov


 
Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park 
 
National Park Service     NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/cebe  e-mail  diann_jacox@nps.gov  540 868-9176

  Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP

  P.O. Box 700

  Middletown  VA  22465

    Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will work in   partnership to commemorate a nationally significant Civil War landscape and antebellum plantation by sharing the story of Shenandoah Valley history from early settlement through the Civil War  3500 acres

   Recreation.gov

 

  Chesapeake Bay (VA) National Estuarine Research        National Ocean Service  NOS

  http://www.ocrm.nos.noaa.gov/nerr/reserves/nerrchesapeakeva.html

  e-mail  Theresa.Eisenman@noaa.gov  804-684-7135

  Chesapeake Bay (VA) National Estuarine Research Reserve

  Virginia Institute of Marine Science
 
 P.O. Box 1346

  Gloucester Point   VA  23062

    The Chesapeake Bay (VA) National Estuarine Research Reserve features four components that are all within the York River basin--Goodwin Islands, Catlett Islands, Taskinas Creek and Sweet Hall Marsh.

    Recreation.gov

 


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