Aquia Landing - Stafford VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 23.168 W 077° 19.006
18S E 297652 N 4251199
Quick Description: This public park is a popular beach and swimming spot located on a peninsula where Aquia Creek enters the Potomac River.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2009 2:54:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM6VNX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member OpinioNate
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Long Description:
Aquia Landing is open year-round and offers parking, public restrooms, picnic tables, 2 picnic shelters, outdoor grills, and a beach on the Potomac River.

Formerly known as Agua-Po Beach, this area underwent extensive restoration work in the 1980's to help curtail severe erosion.

Besides swimming, it is also a popular fishing spot, a natural habitat for marsh birds, and a historic location of the Civil War and the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.


  • April 1 to October 31 - 8AM-8PM
  • November 1 to March 31 - 8AM-5:30PM
Note that although swimming is allowed, there is no lifeguard. Have fun, but be sensible.

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