Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority

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The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NVRPA) is an interjurisdictional organization that owns and operates more than 10,000 acres of woodlands, streams, parks, trails, nature reserves, countryside and historic sites in Northern Virginia in the United States. The Authority was organized in 1959. The Authority presently operates 21 regional parks.

A 12-member policy-making Board governs NVRPA. The city council or county board of each member jurisdiction appoints two representatives to the Board. Three counties (Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun) and three cities (Alexandria, Falls Church and Fairfax) currently have representation on the Board.

Constituent parks[edit]

The regional parks and other features administered by the Park Authority include:

  1. Bull Run Regional Park
  2. Hemlock Overlook Regional Park
  3. Bull Run Marina
  4. Fountainhead Regional Park
  5. Sandy Run Regional Park
  6. Occoquan Regional Park
  7. Pohick Bay Regional Park
  8. Gateway Regional Park
  9. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
  10. Upton Hill Regional Park
  11. Cameron Run Regional Park
  12. Carlyle House Historic Park
  13. Potomac Overlook Regional Park
  14. Algonkian Regional Park
  15. Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park
  16. Brambleton Regional Park
  17. Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park
  18. Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
  19. Temple Hall Farm Regional Park

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