Fort Belvoir, VA - Recreation
Local Fort Belvoir, VA Parks
George Mason Park - 2 miles away
2601 Cameron Mills Road
Alexandria, VA 2230
Description: Athletic fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, parking, playground, and sitting area.
Chinquapin Park/Forest Park - 15 miles away
3210 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
Description: Athletic fields, basketball courts, garden plots, picnic area with grill, parking, playground, tennis courts, and wooded area
Joseph Hensley Park - 15 miles away
4200 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22302
Description: Softball fields, soccer field, restrooms, on-site parking, picnic area, park shelter with grill
Nannie J. Lee Center Park - 10 miles away
1108 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Description: Athletic fields, basketball court, playground, recreation center, tennis courts, and volleyball courtThe multi-purpose fields, primarily used for soccer, football, and little league softball/baseball, are located on the north side of the building. South of the building are two lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, a volleyball court, and a mini-playground with sitting area.
Tarleton Park - 20 miles away
4420A Vermont Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
Description: Dog exercise area, nature area with trails, open play area, playground, walking/biking trails, and sitting area
Local Fort Belvoir, VA Campgrounds
Sky Meadows State Park - 66 miles away
Phone: (540) 592-3556
11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144
Description: Just an hour's drive from Washington, D.C., Sky Meadows State Park in Clarke and Fauquier counties, offers a peaceful getaway on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With rolling pastures and woodlands, the park boasts beautiful vistas of the foothills and access to the Appalachian Trail. Its rich history is shaped by the development of agriculture and the impact of the Civil War. Activities include hiking, fishing, picnicking, horseback riding, primitive camping, and nature and history programs.
Shenandoah River State Park - 85 miles away
Phone: (540) 622-6840
350 Daughter of Stars Drive
Bentonville, VA 22610
Description: The park is 1,604 acres with 5.6 miles of river frontage along the south fork of the Shenandoah River. The rolling, mountainous land features steep slopes and is mostly wooded. In addition to meandering river frontage, the park offers scenic vistas overlooking Massanutten Mountain to the west and Shenandoah National Park to the east.
Lake Anna State Park - 70 miles away
6800 Lawyers Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
Description: The land in Lake Anna State Park used to be known as "Gold Hill" and contained the Goodwin Gold Mine. Gold was first discovered in 1829 with mining reaching its peak in the 1880s. In 1971 Lake Anna was created to serve as a water coolant for Dominion Power's nuclear plant. In 1972 work began on the acquisition and development of a water-oriented state park. Lake Anna State Park opened in 1983.
Leesylvania State Park - 27 miles away
2001 Daniel K Ludwig Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22191
Description: Leesylvania opened in 1992. In 1978, noted philanthropist Daniel Ludwig donated the land to the state for a park. A national historical society, the Society of Lees of Virginia, was instrumental in securing the donation. Locally the area is known as Freestone Point, referring to the sandstone early settlers took from the property for building. Henry Lee III (Light Horse Harry) was born here at what was then Leesylvania Plantation in Colonial America. This Revolutionary War hero would later father the Confederate General Robert E. Lee of Civil War fame.
Westmoreland State Park - 82 miles away
1650 State Park Road
Montross, VA 22520
Description: Westmoreland State Park lies within Westmoreland County, from which it takes its name. The park extends about one and a half miles along the Potomac River, and its 1,311 acres neighbor the former homes of both George Washington and Robert E. Lee. The park's Horsehead Cliffs provide visitors with a spectacular view of the Potomac River. In addition to the scenic beauty at Westmoreland, the park offers hiking, camping, cabins, fishing, boating and swimming. Visitors can enjoy the park's vacation cabins as well. The visitor center, open during summer, gives an informative historical and ecological perspective to an important natural area on the coastal plain. Westmoreland also offers the Murphy Hall Conference Center and the Potomac River Retreat, which is an upscale overnight accommodation.