Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park is located between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA. Learn about four major battles of the civil war and explore the battlefields and historic homes.
Park Stats Location: Western Virginia in the Blue Ridge Mountains Park #: 22 Park established: December 26, 1935 President in office: Franklin D. Roosevelt Park size: 198,000 acres Highest elevation: 4,050 ft - Hawksbill Mountain Lowest elevation: 550 ft Visitors: 1,449,300 in 2022 Fun facts: One of the parks that utilized the Civilian Conservation Corps in [...]
Shenandoah National Park is one of the first National Parks on the east coast of the United States. Home to Skyline Drive, and 75 miles from Washington, DC, Shenandoah is a popular spot for weekend warriors and vacations alike.
Pocahontas State Park is located about 30 minutes outside of Richmond, VA. It's a convenient spot for a lot of outdoor activities. I love to pop down for hikes. They have a wide variety of trails for skill level, length, and interest. The park seems to have a lot of other activities - biking, swimming, camping, and hunting. I've [...]