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Mason Neck/Mount Vernon

Welcome to Mason Neck, Virginia

Here are some facts about Mason Neck to help you better enjoy your Fairfax County vacation. Drive out on the Mason Neck peninsula of Fairfax County and you'll be transported to another world.  

Get to know one of America's Founding Fathers, George Mason. His home, Gunston Hall, tells the story of Mason's brilliant vision for America as he put forth his thoughts on how a young nation should move forward. Plan your visit to Gunston Hall or take a virtual tour right now!You can also help support this wonderful piece of history by contributing to their hall operations fund.

Aside from the breathtaking history found here, nature lovers will also feel the call of majestic Mason Neck State Park and Pohick Bay Regional Park with their premier access to the waterways surrounding the mighty Potomac River and their highly regarded camping facilities. Be on the lookout for our nation's symbol, the Bald Eagle, as they like to nest in this area. In fact, the Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck Wildlife Refuge, located here, was the country's first refuge dedicated to the preservation of the bald eagle. There are plenty of trails, parks and workouts that are available in this community where you can continue to enjoy all the natural beauty.


Gunston Hall

Things to Do in Mason Neck

Visit historic sites, go kayaking on the bay, or look for bald eagles during your time in Mason Neck. More
Mason Neck State Park - Hiking - Nature

Mason Neck State Park

Learn more about Mason Neck State Park, the Virginia State Park system's only state park in Fairfax County. More
Pohick Bay Cabin - Camping - Mason Neck

Camping in Mason Neck

There are a few camping sites and deluxe cabin rentals on the Mason Neck peninsula. Find out more here. More

Spotlight

Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Festivals - Winter - Christmas

Events Calendar

Looking to get into the spirit of the season? Our calendar is full of seasonal holiday events has exactly what you're looking for as our area attractions gear up to celebrate in the most festive of ways. More
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More

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