Northern Virginia's parks and outdoor recreational facilities connect the area's residents to the region's natural attractions, to one another, and fun physical and social activities. A lot of our parks are historically significant and contain unique entertainment venues.

NoVA's large, diverse parks and recreation system provides something for everyone, even the most hardcore weekend warriors.

Aldie Mill Historic Park

39401 John Mosby Highway

Aldie, VA 20105

Indoor facility accommodates up to 50 (or 100 standing) participants.

Outdoors accommodates up to 120 participants.

Educational programs offered for all grade levels.

Aldie Mill virtual field trips

Tours of the facility from Mid-April through Mid-November.

Tour guidance available.

Mt. Zion Historic Park

40309 John Mosby Highway

Aldie, VA 20105

Presents a unique setting for your wedding, business meetings or social events.

Educational programs offered for all grade levels.

Open for guided tours late spring to early fall on the fourth Sunday of every month, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and other days by appointment.

Cameron Run Regional Park

4001 Eisenhower Avenue

Alexandria, VA 22304

BATTING CAGES

Batting cages for all ages. Includes provided equipment, choice of pitch speed and ball type (softball versus baseball).

MINI GOLF

Course offers 18 holes of mini golf.

Great Waves Waterpark

Water park including a wave pool, water slides and a number of interactive attractions.



Carlyle House Historic Park

121 N. Fairfax Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

THE GARDENS

The Carlyle House garden offers a 3/4 acre open green space in the center of Old Town Alexandria for lunch or quiet solitude.

SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Learn about the events that led up to the American Revolution and Carlyle House’s involvement.

WEDDINGS/RENTALS

A historic mansion, with its exquisite gardens, offers a stately setting for both business and social functions. Available for rentals April 1 through October 31.

Upton Hill Regional Park

6060 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington, VA 22205

BATTING CAGE

Equipped with six baseball cages, including Slow, Medium and Fast pitch speeds; and three softball cages, including Slow and Fast pitch speeds

HIKING TRAILS

Upton's trails explore the wooded area around the waterpark complex, and offer great views of nature, as well as great views of the surrounding area from the elevated heights.

MINI GOLF

Upton Hill offers one of the area’s most interesting miniature golf layouts in Northern Virginia.

Potomac Overlook Regional Park

2845 N. Marcey Road

Arlington, VA 22207

CAMP OVERLOOK

Activities at Camp Overlook are designed to be engaging, challenging, educational, and fun! We highly value and encourage inclusion of all campers in all activities.

NATURE CENTER/THE ENERGERIUM

The James I. Mayer Center for Environmental Education houses live native animals, an interactive augmented reality watershed exhibit, and much more!

HIKING TRAILS

Potomac Overlook Regional Park features just under 2 miles of scenic woodland hiking trails with connecting access to the Potomac River and Potomac National Heritage Scenic Trail via the adjacent Donaldson Run Park.

Beaverdam

42400 Mt. Hope Road

Ashburn, VA 20148

BOATING

Enjoy a beautiful day on the placid waters of Beaverdam Reservoir.

FISHING

Guests of Beaverdam Reservoir can enjoy fishing at Beaverdam Reservoir, both onshore and by boat.

HIKING TRAILS

Enjoy a leisurely one and a half mile hike along the western bank of Beaverdam Reservoir.

Brambleton Regional Park

42180 Ryan Rd

Ashburn, VA 20148

BRAMBLETON GOLF COURSE

42180 Ryan Rd,

Ashburn, VA 20148

Enjoy 18 holes of the best golf Virginia has to offer at the Brambleton Golf Course -- a 72 par championship course in Ashburn, Virginia.

EVENT PAVILION

The large, outdoor pavilion has the capacity to seat 150-200 guests and provides a wonderful view of our course.

Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park

21293 Smiths Switch Road

Ashburn, VA 20147

BIKING THE PAVED TRAIL

Cyclists regularly enjoy the W&OD both as a means of recreation as well as a commuter route.

EQUESTRIAN TRAILS

Directly adjacent to the paved portion of the W&OD is a 32 mile gravel trail idea for horseback riding.

PLAYGROUNDS

Playgrounds feature multiple slides and levels, multiple levels, stair cases and a swing set, over a sandy area.

Bull Run Public Shooting Center

7700 Bull Run Drive

Centreville, VA 20121

ARCHERY RANGE

Bull Run Public Shooting Center offers a 20 yard indoor target range with 18 shooting lanes.

CORPORATE OUTINGS

Bull Run Public Shooting Center can accommodate group and business outings of all sizes.

SHOOTING ACTIVITIES

Bull Run Shooting Center offers 5 different shotgun games that are fun and exciting for new or experienced shooters, including sporting clay, skeet, trap, wobble trap and five stand.

Bull Run Regional Park

7700 Bull Run Dr,

Centreville, VA 20121

ATLANTIS WATERPARK

 7700 Bull Run Dr,

Centreville, VA 20121

Cool down with waterslides, pools, and our 500 gallon dumping bucket at Atlantis Waterpark, located at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia.

OCCOQUAN WATERTRAIL

Tracing a 40-mile route on two tributary waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, paddling adventures await as you explore a vast and changing landscape, spanning 13,000 years of human history, past 10,000 acres of public lands dedicated to resource conservation in northern Virginia.

RV & BOAT STORAGE

Bull Run Regional Park offers boat and RV storage space on its property.

Bull Run Marina

12619 Old Yates Ford Road

Clifton, VA 20124

FISHING

Visitors to Bull Run Marina can enjoy fishing in the Occoquan Reservoir, both onshore and by boat.

OCCOQUAN WATERTRAIL

Tracing a 40-mile route on two tributary waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, paddling adventures await as you explore a vast and changing landscape, spanning 13,000 years of human history, past 10,000 acres of public lands dedicated to resource conservation in northern Virginia.

BULL RUN OCCOQUAN TRAIL

NOVA Park’s longest natural surface trail is the 19.6 mile Bull Run-Occoquan hiking trail, which connects Bull Run, Hemlock Overlook, Bull Run Marina and Fountainhead Regional Parks.

Hemlock Overlook Regional Park

13220 Yates Ford Road

Clifton, VA 20124

BULL RUN OCCOQUAN TRAIL

NOVA Park’s longest natural surface trail is the 19.6 mile Bull Run-Occoquan hiking trail, which connects Bull Run, Hemlock Overlook, Bull Run Marina and Fountainhead Regional Parks.

EQUESTRIAN TRIALS

Hemlock Overlook offers trails for  horses and their riders near the entrance to the park.

The Team Development Program at Hemlock Overlook is managed and operated by Adventure Links.

Webb Nature Sanctuary

12829 Chestnut Street

Clifton, VA 20124

Gateway Regional Park

Pickett & Old Pickett Roads

Fairfax, VA 22031

Blue Ridge Regional Park

5400 Ox Road,

Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Bull Run Occoquan Trail

10875 Hampton Road

Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Fountainhead Regional Park

10875 Hampton Road

Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Sandy Run Regional Park

10450 Van Thompson Road

Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Tinner Hill Historic Park

106 Tinner Hill Road

Falls Church, VA 22042

Seneca Regional Park

101 Seneca Road

Great Falls, VA 22066

Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park

Ball’s Bluff Road

Leesburg, VA 21076

Gilbert's Corner Regional Park

23557 Watson Road

Leesburg, VA 20175

 

Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park

43098 Edwards Ferry Road

Leesburg, VA 20176

Rust Sanctuary

802 Children's Center Road

Leesburg, VA 20175

Temple Hall Farm Regional Park

15855 Limestone School Road

Leesburg, VA 20176

White's Ford Regional Park

43646 Hibler Road

Leesburg, VA 20176

Brickmakers Cafe

9751 Ox Rd

Lorton, VA 22079

Occoquan Regional Park

9751 Ox Road

Lorton, VA 22079

Pohick Bay Regional Park

6501 Pohick Bay Drive

Lorton, VA 22079

Battle of Upperville | Goose Creek Historic Park

State Rte 832

Middleburg, VA 20117

Battle of Middleburg | Mt. Defiance Historic Park

35945 John Mosby Highway

Middleburg, VA 20117

Algonkian Regional Park

47001 Fairway Drive

Sterling, VA 20165

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court

Vienna, VA 22182


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