What we Love about Lake Ridge

Lake Ridge

  • Woodbridge, VA 22192

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A Woodbridge, Virginia Community

Woodbridge, Virginia, is located 20 miles south of Washington D.C. It’s right off of I-95 and Route One, making it a great spot to live for commuters. Woodbridge is the perfect suburban escape from the bustling city of Washington D.C. Beautifully bounded by the Potomac and the Occoquan River, you have lots of fresh water to gaze at when out and about in the parks or exercising on one of the many hiking trails.

Lake Ridge is the perfect area for anyone who enjoys the water, but doesn’t want the cost or hassle of living directly on it. Less than 2 miles away is the Occoquan Reservoir that offers the ability to fish, swim, paddleboat, and even use kayaks and canoes. For those looking for motor boating and access to larger waters, the Belmont Bay Harbor Marina is 5 miles away and gives you direct access to the Occoquan Bay and then the Potomac River. And if you want an escape to nature, but don’t want to be on the water, the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is the perfect place to to see a beautiful part of protected wildlife, that includes a protected bird reufe and breeding area.

The number of restaurants and places to eat out near Lake Ridge are very high, and the offer a wide variety of types of food and experiences. Local favorites include Brittany’s Restaurant and Sports Bar, Sushi Bae, Paisano’s, and Los Toltecos of Lake Ridge to name just a few. For those just looking for something refreshing to drink, there is a Tropical Smoothie King and Starbucks just right down the road, and then Cravings Cupcakery to add the perfect sweet treat to any occasion, meal, or just for fun!

 For anyone moving to Lake Ridge that has children, there is no need to worry about schooling, as there are many options that are close by. Woodbridge Senior High School and Old Bridge Elementary School are both 1 mile away from Lake Ridge, making getting to school quick and easy. Just a little further away though, you have many more options to help find the perfect school for your kids, such as Lake Ridge Middle School and Prince William Academy elementary school.

What do locals love? 

Locals in Lake Ridge are fortunate to have it all from beautiful parks and trails to nearby lakes and rivers and of course, we mustn't forget their delicious restaurants and excellent shopping options. 



Community Centers

Recreational Courts

Boat Ramp


Fitness Stations

Sports Fields

County Trails

Little Free Library 

Dog Park

Lake Ridge Attractions

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