Temperature rising? No worries. Just add water!


Situated along both the Occoquan and Potomac Rivers, Prince William, VA offers a wide variety of recreational water activities for everyone to enjoy.  Looking to cool off poolside, float along a lazy river, run amuck through splash pads or paddle through open waters? You'll find all these and more in DC's Countryside.




1) Splashdown Waterpark

7500 Ben Lomond Park Dr
Manassas, VA
(703) 792-8200

2 waterslides, 1 has a boy mid-air on his way out of the waterslide before entering the waterZoom down one of the four-story-tall slides on Pipeline Tower, prepare for launch down the Cannonball Slide or challenge a friend to a race down the Twister Slides. Prefer to relax while soaking up the sun?  Splashdown Waterpark has a 770-foot-long Lazy River for unwinding. Bubblers, fountains and a wading area are perfect for young visitors. Enjoy a variety of food from the onsite eateries at one of the picnic pavilions. Splashdown Waterpark has something for everyone.


2) Waterworks Waterpark

Andrew Leitch Park
5301 Dale Blvd
Woodbridge, VA 
(703) 792-8415

Waterworks Waterpark

Have fun in the sun all day at Waterworks Waterpark! Blast down the Enclosed Speed Slide, twist and turn your way through the Circular Open Slide or test out your balancing skills on the 3 Jungle Walk Features. The new Children's Play Structure and Splash Pad are sure to keep the fun going for the little one. Enjoy a yummy snack from the Snack Bar beneath the shaded pavilion. Thousands of laughs and tons of memories are sure to be made at Waterworks Waterpark.


Outdoor Pools


1) Veterans Park - Pool & Waterslide

14300 Veterans Dr
Woodbridge, VA
(703) 792-8794

Veterans Park Pool & WaterslideThe 50-meter outdoor pool at Veterans Park features 2 two-story slides, graduated entry with water features for the little ones, a bathhouse and concessions nearby.


2) Hammil Mill Pool

1721 Carter Ln
Woodbridge, VA 
(703) 491-1074

Hammil Mill PoolFun water features and various small water slides can keep little ones entertained for hours at Hammil Mill Pool.


3) Birchdale Pool

14730 Birchdale Ave
Dale City, VA 
(703) 670-5178
Birchdale Pool

Birchdale pool features a full-service concessions area, a diving board and a gated baby pool for little swimmers.


4) Graham Park Pool

3511 Graham Park Rd
Triangle, VA 
(703) 221-7550

Graham Park PoolGraham Park is a charming outdoor pool featuring zero-depth entry, water spray and dumping water bucket features.


Splash Pads


1) The Interactive Splash Fountain at Virginia Gateway

7524 Iron Bar Lane
Gainesville, VA

children playing at the Splash Fountain at Virginia GatewayVirginia Gateway's interactive splash fountain is open 10 am - 10 pm daily.  Check their Facebook page for special events & closure notifications.


2) The Splash Pad at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center

14900 Potomac Town Place
Woodbridge, VA
Splash Pad at Stonebridge Potomac Town Center

Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center's splash pad is open 10 am - 10 pm daily.  Check their Facebook page for special events & closure notifications.


Water Adventures


sailboat on open watersKayak along the Occoquan River, fish off the sandy shores of Leesylvania State Park or learn to sail on the Potomac. Prince William’s waterfront playground provides a variety of recreational activities for you to explore.


Water Events

Walk on Water: Guided Tour of Neabsco Creek Boardwalk

June 20, 2019

The Woodbridge Potomac Communities Civic Association invites you on a guided tour of Prince William County’s newest regional...

Fish Seining on the Potomac @Leesylvania State Park

June 29, 2019 - July 27, 2019

Watch a park ranger catch different kinds of fish using one of the oldest primitive fishing methods. Come for a chance to learn about...

Pond Play! at Leesylvania State Park

June 22, 2019 - July 27, 2019

Frogs, turtles, and fish, oh my! Explore the animals that live in our pond. A ranger will use nets to catch animals that are under the...

Canoe Tour @Leesylvania

June 23, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Our canoe tours are designed to help those that are new to canoeing to learn the basics of paddling. Experienced individuals are also...

Occoquan Sunset Paddling Tour @ Penguin Paddling

July 7, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Occoquan Sunset Penguin Paddling Tour This guided trip is approximately two hours in duration and launches from behind Madigan’s...


June 30, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Our Neabsco tour is a gem. Wildlife is abundant. Eagles, beavers, herons and all sorts of waterfowl can be seen on this tour. The...

Potomac Riverboat Poker Run @ Tim's Rivershore Restaurant

July 13, 2019

Details and registration form coming soon…stay tuned!

Kids Fishing Tournament at Leesylvania State Park

July 6, 2019 - September 7, 2019

Join our kids fishing tournament and see what you can catch. Ages 2-15 are welcome. There is some fishing equipment that participants...

Potomac River Blockade Tour @ Leesylvania State Park & Prince William Historic Preservation

September 21, 2019 - October 19, 2019

Sponsored by the Prince William Historic Preservation. Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to...

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