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...
Duff’s Dog Park

Duff’s Dog Park

Dog Run area is roughly 4 acres of open field. Open to both small and large dogs. A great area for agility training and exercise, it also has access to the Rappahannock River.        -Small Dog Park is for dogs 30 lbs and under.       -Large Dog Park is for dogs 31...
Potomac Creek Bridge

Potomac Creek Bridge

“Beanpoles and cornstalks,” is what President Abraham Lincoln called the once 80-foot-high, 400-foot-long Potomac Creek Bridge when he crossed it in 1862.  Although the bridge no longer stands today, you can visit the the stone blocks  of the south...