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Stroll Along the Nature Paths at Lake Accotink Park

Fairfax has no shortage of things to do, but every so often you want to enjoy a change of pace. You don’t have to go far to get just that—Lake Accotink Park highlights the area’s natural beauty with a calm oasis for some R&R.   Though Lake Accotink is man-made, you wouldn’t realize it by…

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Spend a Sunny Spring Day at Green Spring Gardens

Now that spring has sprung, the time is right to pay a visit to Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria. Working overtime as a national historic site, museum, and open-air classroom, this county-run park has a mission of connecting “the community to natural and cultural resources through horticulture, education, and stewardship.”   Head over on a…

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