Leesylvania State Park
Open: Open all year
The park has five hiking trails passing through rich natural and historical features of the Potomac. The park also includes a segment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail. The park boasts many scenic overlooks of the Potomac including one on the remains of a Civil War Confederate gun battery at Freestone Point.
A small, tents-only primitive campground is available only for groups. Reservations are required and must be made through the park's office.
The Potomac River is an excellent largemouth bass fishery. The river is tidal here, and the water considered fresh. Other sport fish include catfish, perch and striped bass. A Virginia or Maryland freshwater fishing license is required. The park has a 300-foot accessible fishing pier.
The park also has a popular boat ramp. This area features launching ramps, sailboat hoists and parking for 186 cars or trailers. A cartop launch area is located on Powells Creek for smaller boats such as canoes, kayaks, etc.
Leesylvania State Park is in the southeast area of Prince William County, about 25 miles from Washington, D.C., and Fredericksburg. From I-95, take Rippon Landing Exit 156, then go east on Dale Blvd. to U.S. 1. Jefferson Davis Hwy. Turn right on Jefferson Davis Hwy., and then turn left onto Neabsco Rd. (Route 610) east for about two miles.
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