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Parks Virginia Gathrigt Dam-Lake Moomaw  - Great Falls Park

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  Gathright Dam-Lake Moomaw    US Army Corps of Engineers      USACE


  P.O. Box 432

  Covington  VA  24426

    Situated within the George Washington National Forest, recreation     facilities are managed by the US Forest Service.

  George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
USDA Forest Service     US FS

  e-mail  Mailroom_R8_George_Washington_Jefferson@fs.fed.  540-265-5100

  5162 Valley Pointe Parkway

  Roanoke  VA  24091

    Located across the entire western part of Virginia and the eastern part of West Virginia, lies the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.  The Forests are the largest publicly owned land base for recreation in the eastern United States.

  George Washington Birthplace NM        National Monument  NPS
e-mail 804 224-1732
1732 Popes Creek Road
  Washington's Birthplace      VA        22443
People have made the pilgrimage to the birthplace of George Washington since 1815. Visitors from all over the world have come to see where the first President of the United States was born.  Today this 550-acre park memorializes George Washington

  George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program          SIAP

  P.O. Box 110

  Mount Vernon  VA  22121

    Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, is owned and maintained by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, the oldest  historic preservation organization in the United States.

  Goshen Pass NAP  Natural Area Preserve                VA SP  540 862-8100
c/o Division of Natural Heritage, Roanoke
Lexington  VA
  Last Update     5 /4 /2004

  Grayson Highlands  State Park                           VA SP  276 579-7092
829 Grayson Highland  Lane
Mouth of Wilson  VA    24363
The park is adjacent to the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, a part of Jefferson National Forest. Grayson Highlands State Park was originally named Mount Rogers State Park and was established in 1965.

  Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge  Fish and Wildlife Service FWS

  e-mail  757-986-3705

  P.O. Box 349

  3100 Desert Road

  Suffolk  VA  23439 0349

    The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.  It was established in 1974 to protect the unique ecosystem of the Great Dismal Swamp.  It includes over 111,000-acres of forested wetland


  Great Falls Park           Park       NPS
e-mail 703 285-2965
9200 Old Dominion Drive
  McLean VA        22101
Great Falls Park, a site that is part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway, is an 800 acre park located along the Potomac River 14 miles upriver from Washington D.C. 800 acres


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