Stafford Civil War Park

Stafford Civil War Park

This 41-acre park tells the story of the Army of the Potomac’s Winter Encampment in 1863.  More than 135,000 soldiers occupied Stafford County while their new commander, General Joseph Hooker rebuilt his army.  This critical time has been referred to in...
Government Island

Government Island

Located in the middle of Stafford I-95 exit 140, Visit the quarry where the U.S. Government’s most famous buildings were born.  Government Island, a historic 18th and 19th century quarry site provided Aquia sandstone for the construction of the U.S. Capitol and...
Belmont – Ferry Farm Trail

Belmont – Ferry Farm Trail

Enjoy a two mile hike through three public parks in southern Stafford County.  Scenic beauty surrounds you as the path winds through the Historic Port of Falmouth.  The path is fully paved and provides scenic stops along the way.  Hike It, Walk It,...

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