Newport News Park

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Newport News Park

Address:13564 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23603

Size: 8,000 acres.
Location:Midway between Richmond and Virginia Beach off I-64 (exit 250B).
Facilities:Modern campground with 188 sites, more than 30 miles of paved and dirt trails for jogging, bicycling, and mountain biking, arboretum, playgrounds, picnic shelters, 30-acre model airplane flying field, archery range, two 18-hole golf courses, 18-hole disc golf course.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, jogging, biking, model airplane flying, mountain biking, disc golf, golf, archery.
Special Features:Annual events at the park include the Newport News Children's Festival of Friends (first Saturday in May) and the Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife (first weekend in October).

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Full electrical hookup of at least 325 light displays, 40 of which may be animated displays, to Dominion Virginia Power electric services through existing panels and meters located in Newport News Park.
Fortunately for us, fate stepped in: The nearest public archery range to our home in Yorktown, Virginia, was a few miles down the road in Newport News Park, where the Warwick Bowmen maintained a 14-target practice range.
Anticipated projects include: FY2015 - New restroom facility at Newport News Park, selected citywide park infrastructure upgrades (includes picnic facilities, trails, electrical service) FY2016 - Replace Park Maintenance Facility, citywide playground replacement FY2017 - Refurbish public restroom facilities and picnic shelters at Huntington Park and Anderson Park, citywide playground replacement FY2018 - Citywide playground replacement, citywide picnic shelter replacement, citywide park paving and lighting FY2019 - Trail improvements, citywide picnic shelter replacement, citywide park paving and lighting
Mayor Joe Frank and officials from the Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department joined 700 students from 22 local afterschool programs to celebrate Lights On Afterschool.

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