Breckenridge Reservoir

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Breckenridge Reservoir
Breckenridge Reservoir.jpg
Location Prince William / Stafford counties, Virginia, US
Coordinates 38°32′10″N 77°23′30″W / 38.536233°N 77.39165°W / 38.536233; -77.39165Coordinates: 38°32′10″N 77°23′30″W / 38.536233°N 77.39165°W / 38.536233; -77.39165
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Chopawamsic Creek
Primary outflows Chopawamsic Creek
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1 mi (1.6 km)
Max. width .1 mi (0.16 km)
Surface elevation 132 ft (40 m)

Breckenridge Reservoir is a small reservoir on Chopawamsic Creek in Prince William and Stafford counties, Virginia. The reservoir's western shore is the Marine Corps Base Quantico and the eastern shore is a part of Prince William Forest Park, which is a unit of the National Park Service. The reservoir is open to fishing along with a Virginia fishing license and Marine Corps Base Quantico permit. Primitive campsites and a hiking trail are on the Prince William Forest Park side of the reservoir. Reservoir storage volume is approximately 22,500,000 cubic feet (517 acre-feet) with a surface area of about 1,820,000 square feet (41.9 acres).[1]


  1. ^ Wicklein, S.M. (2012). Bathymetric contours of Breckenridge Reservoir, Quantico, Virginia. Reston, Va.: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 

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