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8/1/2018

Visit Fairfax was on hand with the Fairfax County Park Authority when Washington Nationals outfielder and Home Run Derby winner Bryce Harper stopped by Herndon’s Fred Crabtree Park during last month’s All-Star Week. The newly-dedicated Bryce Harper All-Star Complex will serve as a beacon for youth baseball players in Northern Virginia.

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6/1/2018

A new National Park Service report shows more than 57 million visitors to national parks in the national capital region spent $1.14 billion in 2017 that resulted in 16,330 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the regional economy of $1.66 billion. These parks include two Fairfax County spots – Wolf Trap and the George Washington Memorial Parkway (of which Great Falls Park and Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve are a part of).

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2/1/2018

Occoquan Regional Park will soon be the home of The River View at the Jean R. Packard Center, a multi-million dollar events venue with stunning views of the Occoquan River. Upon completion, the center

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8/1/2017

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Chessie’s Carousel was held at the Lee District Family Recreation Area on Saturday, July 8, 2017 to mark the opening of Chessie’s Carousel. Modeled after the popular Clemyjontri Park carousel in McLean, this new addition to Lee District Park allows riders who use wheelchairs to transfer to a bench and move vertically, rather than riding in a fixed position. 

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