10406 Gunston Road
Lorton, VA 22079
Bob Abbey, Director
Mike Pool, Deputy Director


Meadowood Recreation Area contains a variety of terrains and vegetation types. These include gently sloping open meadows, mature hardwood forests along steep slopes and floodplains, and riparian areas, freshwater ponds and streams. The diversity of plant communities within Meadowood provides a great variety of habitats for wildlife within a rapidly urbanizing region. The wildlife found at Meadowood includes deer, foxes, raccoons, amphibians, hawks and eagles, resident and migratory birds and waterfowl, insects and more. Meadowood offers environmental education programs for homeschoolers, public and private schools, local 4-H groups and community youth agencies. Programs consist of bird identification, fishing, habitat hikes, tree identification, Urban Leave No Trace, tracking, invasive weed removal, clean-up days, and many other outdoor environmental education activities