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Civil War Christmas

Saturday, 12/16/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

See the park's very own jolly Civil War era Santa in his handmade, festive suit. Bring the entire family out for an afternoon of holiday cheer. Enjoy period music, costumed interpreters and light refreshments. Make decorations as folks during the Civil War did. Bring a camera for pictures with Santa. $2 per person or $6 per family. For more information please call (703) 583-6904. Attachments

First Day Hike: Complete History of the Leesylvania State Park

Monday, 01/01/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bring in the New Year with a guided hike led by two former staff that are experts on Leesylvania State Park. Brendon Hanafin served as Chief Ranger and Assistant Park Manager at Leesylvania State Park and now manages 16 properties and 553 acres of preserved historic and natural sites for Prince William County. Jim Klakowicz has 32 years of experience with Virginia State Parks and within that time he built Leesylvania State Park. He has over 1000 volunteer hours from events, maintaining blue bird boxes and so much more! Start with a quick tour of the history museum and viewing of the Leesylvania program. Then walk down the Potomac Trail, to Freestone Point, through Lee's Woods Trail and back to the Visitor Center. This 90 minute hike will start the year on the right foot. There will be 2 hikes. 10 a.m. to noon and noon to 2 p.m. Reserve by December 31 to Sarah.Percival@dcr.virginia.gov or call 703-583-6904. Pets are welcome. Trail is not accessible for strollers. Attachments

Reading Club

Friday, 01/19/2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Are you a reader? Join our reading club at the Visitor Center while enjoying light refreshments. What is unique about our book club you ask? The book club has been designed for people who share similar interests in the environmental field and nature in general. As the year progresses we will be sharing books about our role in the environment and the effects that our globalized world has created upon younger generations. Attachments


 

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