Leesylvania State Park


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Leesylvania State Park


Location:Approximately 25 miles from Washington, D.C. on US Route 1.
Facilities:Group camp, picnic area, picnic shelter, hiking trails, boat launch, fishing pier, camp store, showers, toilets, amphitheater, playground, visitor center, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, Leesylvania was the home of the famous Lee family. Henry Lee III (Light Horse Harry), a cavalry colonel during the American Revolution, governor of Virginia (1791-1794), and father of Robert E. Lee, was one of eight children born here. The family gravesite is still on the property.
Address:2001 Daniel K Ludwig Dr
Woodbridge, VA 22191

Phone:703-730-8205
Web: www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/leesylva.htm
Size: 508 acres.

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Governor Terry McAuliffe highlighted Virginias successes in land conservation and water quality today at Leesylvania State Park in Prince William County.
The living shorelines erosion control project is the product of collaboration between the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Leesylvania State Park, Prince William County, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and Dominion Power.
Leesylvania State Park is home to one of Northern Virginias only public beaches and attracts more than 500,000 visitors annually.
Notable among the state's progeny are the generations of Lees who owned what is now Leesylvania State Park.
local time at the job site, Leesylvania State Park located at 2001 Daniel K Ludwig Dr, Woodbridge, VA 22191.