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Lower Potomac Field Station

The Eastern States Lower Potomac Field Station manages recreation and natural resources on two properties in Maryland and Virginia.

The Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area offers 13.4 miles of hiking trails, 7 miles of horseback riding trails and 6.6 miles of mountain biking trails including a universally accessible trail to Hidden Pond, two fishing ponds, 800 acres of forest and meadows, environmental education programs, horse boarding stable, geocaching, picknicking and bird watching. 

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. 

Lower Potomac Field Office Potomac River ShorelineThe Douglas Point Recreation Area in Charles County, Maryland offers 3 miles of trails for hiking, horse riding, hunting, and mountain biking, 548 acres of hardwood forest and marshes, picnicking, Potomac River shoreline, universally accessible historical interpretative walk and hunting blind.  Douglas Point is also a segment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail segment and water trail stop. 


Hours of Operation:
Office:  Monday through Friday 
The recreation areas are open seven days a week year round, sunrise to sunset.

CONTACT:
Lower Potomac Field Station
Bureau of Land Management
10406 Gunston Road
Lorton, VA 22079
Ph. : (703) 339-8009; Fax: (703) 339-3479
Email: ES Meadowood@es.blm.gov


Hours of Operation:
Office:  Monday through Friday 
The recreation areas are open seven days a week year round, sunrise to sunset.

CONTACT:
Lower Potomac Field Station
Bureau of Land Management
10406 Gunston Road
Lorton, VA 22079
Ph. : (703) 339-8009; Fax: (703) 339-3479
Email: ES Meadowood@es.blm.gov