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Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Tuesday, 04/25/2017 10:00 AM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments

National Kids to Park Day

Saturday, 05/20/2017 11:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Bring the kids to the Visitor Center at Leesylvania State Park for an afternoon of fun and adventure. You start off with stumping a ranger and asking all the questions that you have been wanting to ask, look for pond animals with a ranger during Pond Play, and check out what our osprey are up to. For more information please call 703-583-6904. Stump the Ranger (Playground): 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Pond Play (at Pond): 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Osprey Observation (at Pier): 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Attachments

National Kids to Park Day

Saturday, 05/20/2017 11:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Bring the kids to Leesylvania State Park for an afternoon of fun and adventure. You start off with stumping a ranger and asking all the questions that you have been wanting to ask, look for pond animals with a ranger during Pond Play, and check out what our osprey are up to. For more information please call 703-583-6904. Stump the Ranger (Playground): 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Pond Play (at Pond): 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Osprey Observation (at Pier): 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Bus Tour

Saturday, 06/10/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments

Virginia State Parks History and Culture

Saturday, 06/17/2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate the history and culture that makes each Virginia State Park unique. Get ready to hike the trail, play colonial games, or dress up in Victorian or Colonial outfits. You'll enjoy activities and displays throughout the day that trace the intriguing history of Leesylvania State Park. Lee's Woods Hike (Trailhead): 10 a.m. to Noon Colonial Kids Games (Visitor Center): 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Time Traveler (Visitor Center): 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Bus Tour

Saturday, 09/09/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Saturday, 10/07/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments


 

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