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Virginia State Parks open for day-use activities

Virginia State Parks are open for day-use activities; however, overnight accommodations and all indoor facilities will be closed through April 30 in response to COVID-19 pandemic.

PWC parks closed except for trails; no parking available

Prince William County has restricted the use of county parks to trails only. All park parking lots and non-trail amenities were closed to the public today, March 25.

UMW hosting FredNats auditions for singers, mascot and more

The P-Nats Minor League baseball team that moved from Prince William to Fredericksburg for the 2020 season is getting a warm welcome in its new community.

National Park Service to oversee “prescribed” fire at Manassas Battlefield Park near Brawner Farm

Manassas National Battlefield Park is preparing for a prescribed fire today, Nov. 18 through Nov. Friday, 22 on about 75 acres near the Brawner Farm (north of US-29 between Pageland and Featherbed Lanes). This window could be extended depending upon weather conditions, according to the National Park Service.

National parks to honor four-century history and influence of African Americans Aug. 25

Guest speakers, local historians and Prince William Forest Park staff will discuss the history and influence of African Americans in the local community at 2:30 p.m Aug. 25 at Prince William Forest Park visitor center. The park will participate in the ringing of the bells at 3 p.m. Remarks will follow.

Gov. Northam creates new commission on outdoor recreation in Virginia

Governor Northam July 19 announced the creation of an Office of Outdoor Recreation to lead efforts to promote the outdoor recreation industry in Virginia and recruit new outdoor businesses to the Commonwealth.

NPS’ funding request to reconstruct eight miles of GW Pkwy. gets boost from Sens. Warner and Kaine

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) led a bicameral letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao in support of the National Park Service’s (NPS) grant application to secure $126 million in funding to reconstruct an eight-mile stretch of the north end of the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP).

Manassas buys Annaburg Manor building and grounds for new city park

Manassas Mayor Harry J. Parrish and City Council have agreed to terms to purchase 3.65 acres of land and the structure on it known as Annaburg Manor from the Prince William Hospital Corporation for $846,000.

PW Police identify victim whose body was found July 13 in a Woodbridge park

Detectives from the Prince William County Police Department's Homicide Unit have confirmed the identity of the victim found deceased alongside a path in Marumsco Acre Lake Park in Woodbridge on Friday, July 13.

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