This spacious park is scenically located on the Occoquan River diagonally across from
Redevelopment plan proposal
A proposed makeover at Occoquan would include a number of improvements to the park, beginning right at the entrance on Route 123, with the installation of new landscaped features with park and facility signage visible from the road. Inside the park, proposed renovations would include the development of a 3.1-mile (5k) multi-use trail loop through the entire park, which will then connect with a new landscaped waterfront plaza area adjacent to concessions and the boat ramp. The plan also calls for the addition of a large group rental shelter near the batting cage at the rear of the park, as well as construction of new roads and parking areas.
At the heart of the renovations is the Packard Occoquan Center. The multipurpose building will include a historic/environmental education area, a special event rental space overlooking the river, and a concessions area to serve boaters and other park patrons. The Packard Occoquan Center will also feature interpretation of a much earlier chapter in history when John Smith and his crew sailed up the Potomac and visited this site in 1608. This point of first European contact will allow visitors to learn about Native Americans and native flora and fauna of the region.
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