Listed in Wildlife Refuges
- High Point Road, Lorton, VA 22079, USA
Pets must be kept on a leash and under your control at all times.
Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge provides wildlife a relatively remote area of upland forests and freshwater marshes extending into the Potomac River. Refuge habitats host over 211 bird species, more than 200 plant species, 31 mammal species, and 40 species of reptiles and amphibians. The refuge is home to Great Marsh, a 207 acre tidal freshwater marsh, and one of Virginia’s largest breeding great blue heron colonies. Common species observed include bald eagle, wood thrush, white-tailed deer, groundhog, and wood duck.