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Home > Visit a Gateway > Mason Neck State Park
Mason Neck State Park - Lorton, VA
Mason Neck State Park
Mason Neck State Park sits on a peninsula jutting out into the Potomac River, a major tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. The peninsula is the site of an active heron rookery and also attracts many other migrating and resident bird species, including whistling swans and assorted ducks. Bald eagles also inhabit the area. The park boasts hundreds of acres of hardwood forests and several wetland areas. It is immediately adjacent to another Chesapeake Bay Gateway, Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge. Visit the park and the nearby refuge to enjoy this scenic spot on the Potomac River.
Hours: The park is open year-round with most visiting from Memorial Day to labor Day
Fees: Parking/Admission: Per car weekday, $3; per car weekend day, $4; per car annual $33; per bus $12
For more information about Mason Neck State Park call (703) 339-2380 or visit the following website: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/parks/masonnec.htm.

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