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  • September 15, 2016
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    From the Field: The Ghost Fleet at Mallows Bay

    Located just 30 miles from Washington, D.C., Mallows Bay contains the largest collection of historic shipwrecks in the Western Hemisphere. These shipwrecks have inspired explorers, writers, and conservationists to explore and experience this unique place and share the history.
  • July 14, 2016
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    From the Field: There’s Something for Everyone at Mason Neck State Park

    If you’re searching for an idyllic state park containing trails looping through hardwood forests, scenic overlooks, and amenities ranging from a kayak launch to a picnic area, consider devoting your entire day to Mason Neck State Park in Lorton, Virginia.
  • June 16, 2016
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    From the Field: Huntley Meadows--The Natural Island in Suburbia

    Located only 30 minutes from Washington D.C, Huntley Meadows serves as a natural island vacation from the monotonous meadows of metropolis.
  • May 30, 2016
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    From the Field: Digging up 10 Million Years of History

    Calvert Cliffs State Park is best known for the fossils that emerge from the clay, but it is also a wonderful place to unwind and rediscover the child-like wonder in yourself. Become a paleontologist for a day or just enjoy the trails and the beach.

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