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Address: 7301 High Point Rd, Lorton, VA 22079-4010
Phone Number: (703) 339-2385
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Kids loved it

We visited this park at the end of June, 2016 and my kids fell in love with it. They spent about 3 hours digging in the sand on the banks of the Potomac. We went early in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Rebecca H
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Auburn, Alabama
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Auburn, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this park at the end of June, 2016 and my kids fell in love with it. They spent about 3 hours digging in the sand on the banks of the Potomac. We went early in the morning and saw eagles, snakes, turtles, and other wildlife. It was so very quiet and we were the only ones there for... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mason Neck is a State Park on a protected peninsula loaded with wildlife and free from outside noise. I've witnessed several bird gatherings including a party of Trumpet Swans numbering near one hundred getting to know each other during this noisy event. Being mid April I suspect finding a mate was part of the agenda. There are several Parks on... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I absolutely love this place and never get tired of coming here. Great hiking trails and a very nice bike trail. If you're looking for a great place to escape for a few hours and catch a great sunset, this is it.

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Thank apurplekat
Obetz
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mason Neck is coveniently located a short distance from DC and just south of Fort Belvoir, VA. The drive to the park is a nice short ride, where you almost always see deer or wild turkey, and several times, I've spotted bald eagles. The park has nice walkable trails that take you along the Potomac, as well as an asphalt... More 

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Thank 28liaa
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63 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A small park around the DC area. On par with other more famous parks. Nice and quiet. The trails by the oceans are my favourite.

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Thank Ling R
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Mason Neck State Park, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Mason Neck State Park. Thank you for sharing your great experience with prospective visitors. The park is truly an undiscovered gem. More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My first time visiting the Mason Neck State Park. The scenery is beautiful with is vast trees, walking trails and glimpses of Potomac River. I was invited by a co-worker to attend the annual Uzbek Picnic. I was not able to stay long but it was an awesome time interacting with an other culture.

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Thank WDBrowne
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Mason Neck State Park, responded to this review

Sounds like a great event and I am happy you were able to visit Mason Neck State Park as a result and that you enjoyed it. Please come back and visit the park again. More 

Hagerstown, Maryland
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484 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

If you want to go on a hike and see gorgeous scenery, this is the place for you! We were able to get in about 8-10 miles of hiking and we missed one trail when we ran out of light! Definitely visit the bay at sunset and do not miss the Eagle Spur trail as that observation blind offers the... More 

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Thank Mfclingan
Racine, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Mason Neck is a great park to go hiking! I came here in the winter and there was probably 6 inches of snow on the trails still, but that just made it more fun! We even got to see several bald eagles. It was only $5 for parking. It's close to DC, which makes it a nice escape from the... More 

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Thank Nicole Z
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I live close by and visit a lot. They have tons of trails for biking, running, or in my case- walking my dog. If you're a bird enthusiast, this is a great place to see eagles and herons, and tons of other species. They have a nature center where you can learn more about the area and the wildlife.

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Thank Carly D
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Great for hikes or water sports. Nice drive in wooded area. Meadow wood trail head also great for biking and walks.

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