Widewater State Park

Widewater State Park

The purpose of Widewater State Park is to provide premier water and land based educational outdoor recreational opportunities while protecting and interpreting the unique natural, historical, and cultural resources of the peninsula of land cradled between Aquia Creek and the Potomac River in Stafford County.

Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve

Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve

Crow’s Nest is, simply, a beautiful place and considered highly significant from numerous standpoints. Topography is varied, with the high narrow ridgeline rising 160 feet above two tidally influenced creeks: Potomac and Accokeek. The peninsula is deeply...
Abel Reservoir

Abel Reservoir

Visit one of Stafford County’s most scenic park and lake. Abel Reservoir contains a stocked fishing area, boating (electric motors only), and is great for hiking, and picnicking. A boat ramp with parking is available and is open open year ‘round from dawn to...
Aquia Landing Park

Aquia Landing Park

Open year-round, this popular public beach offers fishing, picnicking, kayaking and two large picnic shelters for rent. Rich in outdoor recreation and steeped in history, Aquia Landing is a special place in Stafford County.  Located just 7 miles east of Stafford...
Curtis Memorial Park

Curtis Memorial Park

Curtis Memorial Park is located in Hartwood where athletes and spectators have plenty of room to move. This park includes lake access, an outdoor swimming pool, fishing, disc golf, horseshoe pits, multiple pavilions, pool concessions, picnic tables, a playground,...