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.

See other parks in Virginia.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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At Leesylvania State Park, dogs can enjoy swimming and hiking the trails.
Notable among the state's progeny are the generations of Lees who owned what is now Leesylvania State Park. To protect the land of his Revolutionary War forebears Henry Lee and "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, Gen.