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Northern Virginia Regional Parks

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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Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park in Leesburg, VA!

Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park is a great spot to hike with the family. There is plenty of history throughout the park and tons of signs that can be read for information. Strollers would not make it in this area but a backpack for the little ones would work well. Every Saturday and Sunday from April … Continue reading »

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Occoquan Regional Park in Lorton, VA!

Occoquan Regional Park is a great park to visit.  This park offers over 400 acres and a few historical elements as well.  We will definitely be back to this park as our visit was cut short due to a rain storm. 9751 Ox Road, Lorton, VA 22079 This park has so much to offer and is one … Continue reading »

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Rust Nature Sanctuary & Manor House in Leesburg, VA!

 802 Children’s Center Road, Leesburg, VA 20175 On Tuesday we were invited to a preview of the Fresh Air Kids Program at the Rust Nature Sanctuary in Leesburg, VA. The Audubon Naturalist Society along with the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority partnered last year to maintain the grounds and support more programs for the visitors of … Continue reading »

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Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling,VA!

Algonkian Regional Park is one of our favorite parks. In the past we have used the park for family reunions, Moms group play dates and just hanging out watching the many deer that live in  the park. The park sits right on the Potomac River and has a lot to offer everyone from the casual walker … Continue reading »

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Pohick Bay Regional Park in Lorton, VA!

Today we checked out Pohick Bay Regional Park in Lorton, VA! This Northern Virginia Regional Park is gorgeous and has a lot for everyone. Pohick Bay Regional Park is located off the Potomac River south of Washington D.C. When you turn off of Route 1 you wouldn’t know that in about 3 miles you’re going … Continue reading »

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Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park in Leesburg, VA!

This weekend the family and I checked out Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park in Leesburg, VA. This 67-acre Loudoun County park has three different hiking trails, red, orange and white trails that lead to the Potomac River. The ruins that surround the parking lot were built by Charles Paxton in 1869 when he purchased … Continue reading »

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Upton Hill Regional Park in Arlington, VA!

Upton Hill Regional Park in Arlington, VA straddles Fairfax and Arlington County.  The park is surrounded by great older single family homes that Arlington is known for and lots of local shopping. The park has a miniature golf course, Ocean Dunes Waterpark, bocce ball pit, batting cages, and playground. If you’re into walking/hiking the park … Continue reading »

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Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, VA!

A few weeks ago we checked out Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, VA! This Fairfax County park offers a lot of different activities for everyone including camping, hiking, equestrian trails, picnic shelters, waterpark, disc golf, and several playgrounds. Also towards the end of November through January 3rd the annual Bull Run Festival of Lights … Continue reading »

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Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park

The Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park is better known as the W&OD; Trail to most in Northern Virginia. Labeled as the “skinniest park in Virginia” it is one of the longest parks at 45 miles. Most of the W&OD; Railroad Regional Park is sitting on the same site as the old railbed of … Continue reading »

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