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Walking/Hiking Trails

John Byers Park in Alexandria, VA!

Williamsburg Manor Park recently renamed John Byers Park in Alexandria is a small natural park with Little Hunting Creek running through it. The playground equipment and basketball court are located towards Collingwood Road. The 25 acre park has a few hiking trails near the creek. 2213 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria, VA 22308 “Old Sign Picture” The … Continue reading »

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Chinquapin Aquatic and Recreation Park in Alexandria, VA!

Chinquapin Park is nice park in Alexandria!  The park includes a playground, swings, walking trails, a community garden plot, a small dog area, picnic pavilion and a variety of different playing fields. Address:  3210 King Street, Alexandria, VA  **Picnic Pavilion Rental Information** This park is located across the parking lot from T.C. Williams High School … Continue reading »

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Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, Alexandria, VA!

 Last week we spend some time at a few parks in Alexandria and came across this park.  Eugene Simpson Stadium Park has a baseball playing field, concession stands and a mini, gated in dog park. Address: 426 E. Monroe Avenue, Alexandria, VA  22301 Eugene Simpson Stadium Park is located right off of Monroe Street, across the … Continue reading »

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Potomac Yard Park in Alexandria, VA!

This past week we utilized the warm weather and explored through a few parks in Alexandria.  We accidentally came across this park…and were very pleased we did!!  Potomac Yard Park is an excellent,  recently developed park on over 20+acres in the currently developing Potomac Yard neighborhood. Address: 2501 Potomac Avenue, Alexandria, VA  Potomac Yard park … Continue reading »

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Bren Mar Park in Alexandria!

Bren Mar Park is a 26-acre park in Alexandria, VA. The park has a large piece of play equipment, unscheduled baseball diamond, small picnic pavilion and a natural trail system. The master plan of the park has changed and as of 2011 the baseball diamond is going to be changed into a dog park. The … Continue reading »

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Burgundy Community Center in Alexandria, VA!

  Established in 1970 for residents of the Burgundy Village area in Alexandria, Burgundy Community Center is located in Alexandria and has plenty of shade when traveling to this park. 5516 Norton Road, Alexandria, VA 22303 Cameron Elementary School is located right next to this community center.  There is an open parking lot with plenty … Continue reading »

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Jefferson Manor Park in Alexandria, VA!

Located off of Telegraph Road, Jefferson Manor Park is a very spacious Fairfax County park which offers a nice sized playground and lots of room to run around. 2909 Farmington Drive, Alexandria, Va 22310 This park is an ideal location for a family or friends get together.  Some of the amenities include baseball court, little … Continue reading »

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Huntington Park in Alexandria, Va

This park is located  in the middle of the Huntington neighborhood, not too far from the Huntington metro, located in Alexandria.  This park is located in a cul-da-sac and has plenty of parking. Huntington Park, Alexandria, VA  The tot lot is set back into the park, along the walking trail.  There are two slides, a tunneled and a wraparound.  … Continue reading »

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Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria, VA!

Huntley Meadows Park makes my Top 10 list! My boys have never seen so many turtles, frogs and dragonflies in one place. Huntley Meadows Park is 1500-acres with a freshwater wetland. The park includes a Visitor Center, 3 different trails, 1/2 mile of Boardwalk trail through the wetlands, Observation Tower, and a whole lot of different … Continue reading »

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Woodlawn Neighborhood Park in Alexandria, VA!

Our next stop when we were in Alexandria was Woodlawn Neighborhood Park. This small neighborhood park is tucked back behind a newer development off of Route 1. The 11-acre Fairfax County park includes a shaded playground area with swings, picnic tables, basketball and tennis courts. There are a small amount of paved and hiking trails in the … Continue reading »

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