Mason Neck Park, resting on a peninsula surrounded by Pohick Bay to the north, Belmont Bay to the south and the Potomac River to the east, has a multitude of offerings sure to appeal to the outdoor enthusiast. Since opening in 1985, the park has become a popular destination for bird-watchers as it has both a watershed and a densely wooded area.
Mason Neck is a day-use park and visitors can rent kayaks and canoes from April to October. Fees vary depending on the day of the week.
- Hours: Daily, dawn - dusk
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: Aug 01 1985
- What makes this community special?: Hiking, Biking, Nature programs,Special Events, Paddle tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, Fishing, Birding and excellent trails, Geocaching
- Parking: Paid lot
- Are there any interesting facts about this location?: The state park boarders the Elizabeth Hartwell National Wildlife Reserve, with year round Bald Eagle resident population.
- Features: Benches, Boat dock, Camping, Grills, Picnic pavilions, Picnic tables, Playgrounds
- Services: Gift shop, Ranger, Restrooms
- Permit requirements: Maryland or Virgnia fishing license, Special Use permits
- Restrictions: No alcohol
- Area: 1825 acres