Jefferson Manor Park in Alexandria, VA!

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

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This park is an ideal location for a family or friends get together.  Some of the amenities include baseball court, little league field, playground area, restrooms and a huge scenic area with lots of room to run around ( bring a ball or boccie ball to entertain all).   The playground is a nicely sized lot including two slides, monkey bars and other play areas.  Jefferson Manor Park also has a baseball field, basketball court, pavilion, grills, restrooms, picnic tables and benches.  The pavilion can be rented for just a small amount.  As a mom with two young kids,  I really enjoyed that the parking lot was at the bottom of the hill, off of the main road, making it convenient to let the little minds explore around the park.


This park has so much to offer.  If you are in the Alexandria area or are planning to be, I highly recommend planning a day trip with your family or group of friends and enjoy all the perks this park has to offer!

Please note:  If you would like to book their shelter, please click here.

Greenway Downs Park in Falls Church, VA

Greenway Downs Park in Falls Church, VA

Review submitted by NoVA Outdoor’s newest addition, Ashley Wells. Ashley is a mom to two wonderful boys who have plenty of energy and married to a husband who enjoys being outdoors!

Greenway Downs Park is in the Greenway Downs neighborhood, located in Falls Church, VA.   This park is in a very shaded and secluded area with a walking path, picnic tables, swings and a tot lot.  Although there isn’t much parking,  it is located in a cul-de-sac.

Address: 2858 Woodlawn Ave., Falls Church, VA 22042

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The playground is a great size for a neighborhood park.  In addition to the swings, it has a couple of slides,  a  riding horse, a tic tac toe game as well as a little fire engine underneath.


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There are a few picnic tables located at this park, as well as a smaller table for the kids to eat at.  There are several locations to a walking path from the park;  there’s a bridge entrance, stairs on the opposite side or past the play area there is a path entrance as well.

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If you live in Falls Church or located near the Greenway Downs neighborhood, this is a great park to take a walk, pack a lunch and enjoy a shaded afternoon out.