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Best parks in Rappahannock River

Historic Site
“The two battles fought on this ground are worth learning about and this place is heavy with stories of the past.”
30 locals recommend
Garden
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“Year-round locale with 50 acres of themed gardens, dining options & a classical domed conservatory.”
49 locals recommend
Park
“Great lookout that is the "view that named the city". If you're looking for a workout, join in on the Libby Hill Steps! It is a WORKOUT. When you're done, enjoy the sunset. You won't be disappointed. ”
57 locals recommend
History Museum
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“Well-done museum. US history told through the perspective of Marines. You can even be assigned the story of a real soldier, and "walk in their shoes" through the exhibits. ”
20 locals recommend
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“1.8 mile nature walk to the beach one way, known for its towering cliffs and fossil hunting.”
18 locals recommend
Trail
“AMAZING views and street art on the canal walk. If you're into taking photos - you'll definitely want to bring your camera when visiting. There are also canal tours available.”
29 locals recommend
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“The splash pad and kids pool, open Memorial Day to Labor Day, is a fun place to take kids. ”
95 locals recommend
Park
“Scenic park with a walking path through a variety of garden designs and styles. *free admission”
38 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“The oldest State Capitol in the U.S., designed by Thomas Jefferson. Pretty views of the city, grounds and picnic benches for sitting. ”
24 locals recommend
Park
“Bull Run regional park is great for hiking and welcomes dogs on certain trails. Horses are also welcome on these trails. Bicycle trails also available. FREE!!”
7 locals recommend
Park
“Its a beautiful place to share an afternoon. There are English and Japanese gardens, 100 acres of grounds, and a mansion and a nature center to explore. ”
16 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful state park on the Potomac River, less than an hour away. Seasonal pool, hiking, cabins, pavilions, nature, sharks teeth”
19 locals recommend
Park
“Great National Park, not only for the kids. Great walking and hiking trails along with a beach and lots of fishing opportunities.”
13 locals recommend
Park
“Along both sides of the river. Secluded spots, class 5 rapids, birdwatching haven, sunbathing on the rocks on the southside (near Belle Isle or west at Pony Pasture), off road biking, jogging trails. ”
14 locals recommend
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“visitor's center, beach-combing, fossil-hunting, hiking trails, picnic tables. piers for fishing. observation platforms at two ponds. $7 per car. From early 1900's until 1955 the area was a sheltered harbor on the Chesapeake Bay supporting a major "pound net" fishery supplying croaker, trout and herring to markets as far away as Baltimore. Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm Sat-Sun: 9am-8pm After Labor Day until Memorial Day weekend Fri & Mon: 9am-4pm Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm Tue, Wed,Thu: closed Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year Day. ”
5 locals recommend
History Museum
“Wrought from the ruins of the Tredegar Ironworks factory, producer Confederate munitions during the Civil War, the American Civil War Museum is a tour-de-force. Too much to take in during a single visit, it is a life-long learning center. ”
18 locals recommend