Rollins Ford Regional Park Opens Oct. 7

Rollins Ford Regional Park
Prince William Parks & Rec. to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Rollins Ford Regional Park.

Tourism to Prince William Forest Park Contributes $19.1 Million to Local Economy

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 294,916 visitors to Prince William Forest Park in 2022 spent $19.1 million in communities near the park. …

Youth For Tomorrow's 38th Annual Country Fair & Auction, Oct. 7, Is Better Than Ever!

Child paints pumpkins at a previous Youth For Tomorrow Country Fair & Auction, in cooperation with the Joe Gibbs Foundation.
Youth For Tomorrow’s Country Fair & Auctions, a local tradition, is back for its 38th year of family fun! Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 7, and join us for this fun-filled day!

Hurry! Register for Prince William Turkey Trot 5k & Mash-Potato Mile

Runner has fun at the 2022 Turkey Trot at Manassa's George Mason campus.

The Prince William Turkey Trot 5K & 1-Mile Mashed Potato Run/Walk is a  fun, family-friendly way to kick off your Thanksgiving Day celebration!

Halloween Fun this Month in Prince William County

Courtesy of Prince William County Parks & Rec.

Halloween is just around the corner, making now the perfect time to start planning those fun Halloween activities for yourself and/or your family.

American Wartime Experience Museum will hold an open house at their Nokesville Tank Farm location on Aden Road.

American War Time Experience Holds Open House at Nokesville Tank Farm

Millions of men and women have sacrificed everything dear to them to defend our country in times of need. They have left their family and friends at the door to become the strong fighting arm of our …
Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia

New Polling Finds Virginians Want National Parks Protected From Data Center Development

This new polling found that a stunning 86% of surveyed voters in Northern Virginia would support legislation that would prohibit large industrial data centers from being built within a mile of a national park.

NPCA: How Are the Proposed Data Centers Threatening National Parks?

Aerial view of the Manassas National Battlefield juxtaposed with an image of data center development.
A visualization of the affected land at Manassas National Battlefield Park and how it could change if the county allows data …

KID HISTORIAN Explores Civil War History at Manassas National Battlefield

Scene from the Manassas National Battlefield

Dhruv Amitabh shares what he learned about the First Battle of Bull Run while visiting the Manassas Battlefield Park.

Sleeping fish? From sharks to salmon, guppies to groupers, here’s how they grab a snooze

A large group of yellowfin tuna swimming off the coast of Italy. Like all fish, they sleep, but it’s not like human sleep. Giordano Cipriani/The Image Bank via Getty Images Michael …

States with the most boat owners

GetMyBoat ranked states by their concentrations of registered boats using data from an RTI International recreational boating survey.  
Outdoor adventures and information

All about thru-hiking

Backpacker Radio is a podcast all about thru-hiking. Topics include hiking news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.


Exploring rural America

The Bear Grease Podcast with host Clay Newcomb delivers compelling storytelling through documentary-style episodes exploring the culture, traditions, and history of rural America.


Outside storytelling

Outside’s longstanding literary storytelling tradition comes to life in audio with features that will both entertain and inform listeners. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, …

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Two Women Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Nearly 1,600 Mile Race Across the California and Nevada Deserts

Two Women Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Nearly 1,600 Mile Race Across the California and Nevada Deserts
(BPT) - The 8th annual Rebelle Rally — an all-women, off-road navigational challenge — will take participants on a course through the deserts of the American Southwest from October 12-21. …
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(BPT) - Although it may seem normal to want to hunker down indoors when the temps start dropping, there's still a lot of fun to be had outdoors, even when it's snowy and a little chilly. The key to …
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A guide to the great outdoors: Must-have gear for first-time campers
(BPT) - Camping for the first time can be an exciting adventure! Spending time outdoors provides a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You can get away from the city and …
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