is in the running for Coca-Cola's third annual "Live Positively - Best Park in America" contest. The park has garnered 1,296,544 votes and currently sits at seventh place.
Mason Neck, which sits on hundreds of wooded acres along the Potomac River, is a habitat for eagles and other migrating and non-migrating birds. Voting takes place online, and the top three vote getters receive $100,000, $50,000 and $25,000.
Here's the Leaderboard as of 4:45 p.m., Monday, July 9Ranking Park Name # Of Votes 1 Pratt Park 18,757,298 2 Krull Park 18,571,607 3 Curry Hammock State Park 6,055,531 4 Jekyll Island State Park 5,208,872 5 Swift-Cantrell Park 2,323,797 6 Roosevelt Park 1,590,845 7 Mason Neck State Park 1,296,872 8 Fort Zachary Taylor Historic Park 953,106 9 Ala Moana Regional Park 794,418 10 Waterworks Park 655,658
Only legal residents of the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) who are at least 13 years old and reside within the United States at the time of participation are eligible to vote and or check-in.
Voting ends July 15, 2012.