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Fairfax County

Seneca Regional Park in Great Falls, VA

Seneca Regional Park is one of my favorite hiking spots in Fairfax County. You will find folks riding horses, mountain biking or hiking through the park. There are multiple signs throughout the park teaching patrons about the history of the park. The remaining portion of George Washington’s Potowmack Canal is also part of the parks … Continue reading »

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Poplar Tree Park in Chantilly, VA

Last week we checked out Poplar Tree Park in Chantilly, VA. This Fairfax County Park is located off Stringfellow Road between Route 50 and Route 29. The park is located amongst older single family homes and newer planned communites including townhomes, condos, and single family homes. Address: 4619-4699 Stringfellow Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151 Poplar Tree … Continue reading »

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Difficult Run Stream Valley Park in Mclean, VA

Over the summer we went hiking in one of my favorite spots in Mclean, Difficult Run Stream Valley Park. Along Georgetown Pike not far from Great Falls National Park you’ll find a small parking lot. This parking lot is used for the Difficult Run Stream Valley Park. The Difficult Run Trail is part of the … Continue reading »

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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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Rutherford Park in Fairfax, VA!

Rutherford Park located in Fairfax has so much to offer and is fun for all ages.  In addition to the large piece of playground equipment, there are also plenty of athletic fields including tennis and basketball courts.  There is a nice picnic and grilling area and nice walking trail, which is part of the Long … Continue reading »

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Ranger Road Park in Fairfax, VA!

Ranger Road Park is a nice park located right off of Ranger Road in the City of Fairfax.  This park is located on over 10 acres and offers a basketball court, picnic area, two grills as well as playground equipment. Address: 9701 Ranger Road, Fairfax, VA This park offers two different pieces of playground equipment, … Continue reading »

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Draper Drive Park in Fairfax, VA!

A BIG Thank you to our Guest Reviewer, Allie Higgins, for reviewing Draper Drive Park in the City of Fairfax! Allie Higgins is a mom of two young energetic boys who love to run and play.  Together, they enjoy hiking, biking, swimming and going to the many parks in the area.  Allie has been in … Continue reading »

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The Plaza at Tysons Corner in McLean, VA!

Have you tried out the metro Silver Line yet?  You can get directly on the metro from The Plaza! We visited The Plaza over the summer, but I wanted to take the boys again and take some more photos because the day we went it was over crowded and hard to get good quality photographs. Address: … Continue reading »

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Villa Lee park in Fairfax, VA!

Villa Lee Park is located in Fairfax, VA.  You can access this park off of Hunter Road and take a path, over the bridge to the park or by turning into the Villa Lee townhouse development off of Espana Court and it is right in the cul-da-sac. Address: 2901 Hunter Road, Fairfax, VA  As mentioned … Continue reading »

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Cambridge Station Park in Fairfax, VA!

We spent some time at a few Fairfax parks and we came across this cute, neighborhood park in Cambridge Station. Address: 9728 Ranger Road, Fairfax, VA  (At the intersection of Ranger Road and Cambridge Road). There are a few parks off of Ranger Road and we came across this neighborhood park at the intersection of Ranger … Continue reading »

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