Located at 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive in Woodbridge VA 22191, Leesylvania State Park opened its 542 acres of land in 1992, being surrounded by the Potomac River, Powells Creek and Neabsco Creek. Situated in the South Eastern area of Prince William County is just 25 miles away from Washington DC and Fredericksburg.

With the history of Leesylvania State Park on ‘Freestone Point’ referring to the sandstone used for building by early settlers, the land itself was a section of the Leesylvania Plantation. Robert E. Lee’s father Colonel Henry Lee III or ‘Light Horse Harry’ was raised on the land. Although the residence was burned down somewhat in the 18th Century, their family gravesite remains intact.

Activities offered:

  • Camping: Group camping is permitted and only small tents are allowed on the campground.
  • Trails: With 5 trails suited for hiking with scenic nature and historical filled ambiance, hikers can also enjoy viewing the Potomac as well as the remains of a Civil War Confederate gun battery.
  • Fishing: Angling is abundant with largemouth bass, catfish, perch and striped bass as long as Anglers have a Maryland or Virginia freshwater fishing license.
  • Swimming: Swimming is not allowed because of the boat activities, but with the half mile of sand beach on the Potomac River, visitors can enjoy wading, walking or simply sunning on the shore.
  • Picnics: 1 open area and 4 large picnic shelters are available through reservations.
  • Visitor Center: Historical and Nature displays are showcased at the Center along with a gift shop and education on environment programs are held.
  • Snack Bar: An array of snacks of sandwiches, pizza, ice cream, drinks are available here, including souvenirs, groceries, gas, bait and tackle and the like.

Homes available around Leesylvania State Park


  • Are You Looking To Buy A Home In Alexandria?

    Today we’re featuring this property for sale at River Towers in Alexandria Virginia. We highlight properties that are interesting, unique or just good deals. This 1 bedroom property is listed for $168,000. We like to keep our eyes open for home buying opportunities for our clients. Related

    Read More

  • 2 BR Duplex Near The Huntington Metro At Jefferson Manor

    Here are a few of our favorite communities in the Huntington Area: Fair Haven Real Estate: Prices, Pictures, Facts and Map Farrington Place: Prices, Pictures, Facts and Map Hunting Creek Club Condos: Prices, Pictures, Facts and Map Huntington Club Condos: Prices, Pictures, Facts and Map Huntington Mews Real Estate: Prices, Pictures, Facts and Map Huntington…

    Read More

  • Williamsburg Manor North

    Williamsburg Manor North is near Colonel John R. Buyers Park
    Related

    Read More

  • Stratford on the Potomac Real Estate listed

    Stratford on the Potomac is served amongst mascotted pool association
    Stratford on the Potomac is welcomed before a far away transport to visit Mount Vernon outskirts, where tourism flock include demographic teaches, listens, outbursts, converses, questions, nearness colonial society, reenacting. Climate toward Stratford on the Potomac, not quite beaches, autumn and spring and winters, down past closed off outdoor pools and open convenience and mom…

    Read More

  • Growing Up Near Bucknell Manor

    Welcome to Bucknell Manor Park
    When I was a kid growing up in Belle View for fun we would play in the streets and in the suburban yards. Summer days were spent walking to the Mount Vernon Rec Center, being indoors watching Rocket Power marathons on Nickelodeon, practicing ollying sewer caps on our skateboards or razor scooters, climbing trees, walking…

    Read More

Parks, Woodbridge, , , , , , ,