Mason Neck State Park


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Mason Neck State Park


Location:In southern Fairfax County, about 20 miles from Washington, D.C., on Route 242.
Facilities:Picnic shelter, hiking trails (é), biking trails, self-guiding trails, hand launch boat ramp, boat rentals, bike rentals, playground (é), restrooms (é), visitor center, environmental education center.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, biking, hunting (with restrictions), bird watching, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Mason Neck is situated on a peninsula formed by Pohick Bay on the north, Belmont Bay on the south, and the Potomac River on the east. It is the site of an active heron rookery and also attracts several other migrating and non-migrating species of birds, including whistling swans and bald eagles.
Address:7301 High Point Rd
Lorton, VA 22079

Phone:703-550-0960
Web: www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/masonnec.htm
Size: 1,814 acres.

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