Gilbert’s Corner Regional Park offers visitors tales from the home front during the Civil War, a StoryWalk® sponsored by the county library, and easygoing trails against the backdrop of Bull Run Mountain.
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Elk Hill Farm and the Rockfish Valley Trail System, Nelson County
The Rockfish Valley Foundation maintains trails, a park, and a natural history center designed to help kids make connections between indoors and out.
T.G. Howard Community Center and Calfee Community & Cultural Center, Pulaski County
A creek runs between T.G. Howard Community Center and the former Calfee Training School. Both buildings are undergoing renovations in order to serve the community of Pulaski better than ever with help from VOF’s Preservation Trust Fund.
Sky Meadows State Park, Fauquier and Clarke Counties
Sky Meadows State Park was designated an International Dark Sky Park in 2021. The park’s monthly Astronomy for Everyone events teach people about the night sky and how to protect it.
Fulfillment Farms, Albemarle County
The Wildlife Foundation of Virginia works to inspire present and future generations of sporting enthusiasts by providing public access to properties like Fulfillment Farms, nearly 2,000 acres of land protected by a VOF easement since 1997.
Morven Park, Loudoun County
Protected by a VOF easement since 2005, Morven Park welcomes over 500,000 visitors a year to tour its mansion, explore its trails, participate in equestrian and educational programming, and much more.
Read Mountain Preserve North, Roanoke County
The Read Mountain Preserve has more than doubled in size thanks to a fruitful public/private partnership between a local advocacy group, local agencies, landowners and grants from VOF’s Preservation Trust and Forest Core funds.
Green Family Farms, Fauquier County
Starting with pick-your-own strawberries in May, the three Green family farms bring opportunities for outdoor experiences all the way until December.
Camp Kum-Ba-Yah, City of Lynchburg
Camp Kum-Ba-Yah’s swimming pools and outdoor spaces have been welcoming all kids since 1961. The property is now protected with an easement held by VOF and made possible through funding from the Virginia Land Conservation Fund.
Leake’s Mill Park, Goochland County
Leake’s Mill Park has nine miles of mountain biking trails, built and maintained by a core group of volunteers and protected by a Virginia Outdoors Foundation open-space easement.