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Mason Neck State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

7301 High Point Rd, Lorton, VA 22079, USA

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About Mason Neck State Park

A state park that was situated in a peninsula formed by Pohick Bay on the north, Belmont Bay on the south and the Potomac River to the east. It has an area of 1814 acres and is home to bald eagles, great blue herons, ospreys, and many other types of wildlife. The park also contains white-tailed deer and many species of lichen.


Attractions Near Mason Neck State Park

Belmont Bay
Belmont Bay2.08km from Mason Neck State Park

Belmont Bay is a body of water at the mouth of the Occoquan River between Fairfax and Prince William counties, Virginia. The bay adjoins the Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge and Mason Neck State Park on the Fairfax County side and the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Prince William County.

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge3.76km from Mason Neck State Park

This is a national wildlife refuge located where the Occoquan River meets the Potomac River in Woodbridge. This is an ecological treasure of natural habitats that are rare or nearly extinct in Northern Virginia. Visit this unique place to experience tidal shorelines, marshes, meadows, woods and all of the creatures that dwell on the banks of the Occoquan and Potomac Rivers.

Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge
Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge5.46km from Mason Neck State Park

The Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge located along the Potomac River in Virginia, at the point where it meets Neabsco Creek. The refuge covers wetlands and woodlands, and has a railroad right-of-way bordering its western edge. It is currently closed to the public, but has been considered as a possible portion of the route for the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail.

Leesylvania State Park
Leesylvania State Park7.83km from Mason Neck State Park

Leesylvania State Park is located in the southeastern part of Prince William County. The park has a small group-only campground, five hiking trails, fishing pier, boat ramp, visitor center, natural sand beach, and four picnic shelters. Daily a lot of people visit this place and enjoy this natural beauty.

George Washington’s Mt. Vernon
George Washington’s Mt. Vernon14.23km from Mason Neck State Park

Mount Vernon was the plantation of George Washington, the first President of the United States, which was situated in the banks of the Potomac River in Fairfax County. There is also a beautiful mansion built in there. It remained Washington's home for the rest of his life.

The Weems-Botts Museum & Annex
The Weems-Botts Museum & Annex14.32km from Mason Neck State Park

A small historic museum in Dumfries, Virginia, United States which includes the landmark Weems–Botts House on the corner of Duke Street and Cameron Street and the Weems–Botts Museum Annex, which houses the Lee Lansing Research Library and Archive, The museum tour showcases the history of Dumfries, Virginia's oldest chartered town, and people associated with the house, including Mason Locke "Parson" Weems, and attorney Benjamin Botts.

Where is Mason Neck State Park

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Fairfax County
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A county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It was Commonwealth's most populous jurisdiction and this county is blessed with so many beautiful places and so many interesting areas are there.

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