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Hike the trail along Bull Run at Ben Lomond Regional Park

Come join us for a hike along the scenic Bull Run at Ben Lomond Regional Park on Manassas.

GPW Trails Coalition sponsors a 2nd Sunday hike series, but in April we will add a special 3rd Sunday hike as well. Both are at Ben Lomond Regional Park along Bull Run, but with different starting points and exploring different sections of the trails.  Click on a link below to register.

2nd Sunday Hike – April 9, 2023 – Ben Lomond Regional Park ( – starting at Mayhew Sports Complex – 9901 Balls Ford Rd, Manassas, VA 20109

3rd Sunday Hike – April 16, 2023 – Ben Lomond Regional Park ( – starting a Splashdown Water Park – 7500 Ben Lomond Park Rd, Manassas, VA 20109

Hikes start at 1:00 pm, scheduled for about two hours. Length will be 3 to 3.5 miles.

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Cleanup Results – Marumsco Creek, March 18, 2023

About 60 volunteers ranged throughout the Marumsco Creek floodplain and wetland within Veteran’s Park to remove trash that had been deposited from stormwater surges. The volunteers retrieved 78 bags of trash, 18 tires, 9 five-gallon buckets and a number of other large items (lawn chair, pedal car, kiddy pool, shopping cart, traffic barrel, fire extinguisher, cooler…). The bulk of the trash was plastic bottles and other plastic containers.

Thanks to the volunteers, including:

  • the Junior Air Force ROTC group from Hylton HS
  • Northern VA GeoCaching Organization (NoVAGO)
  • families (it’s great to see parents engaging their children in this stewardship activity)
  • and the individuals who live nearby and are regulars at Veteran’s Park, or came from across the county to help out with this cleanup.

Thanks to the PW Soil & Water Conservation District, and to the PW Dept of Parks, Recreation & Tourism for supporting this event.

Registration closed – Trash cleanup at Marumsco Creek and wetland – Saturday March 18, 2023

Thanks to all who have volunteered are to help remove trash from Marumsco Creek and wetland, on Saturday March 18, 2023.  Registration for this event is now closed.

This cleanup will focus specifically on the stream corridor and wetland, as shown on the maps.  This is an undeveloped area of Veteran’s Park.  The trash in the wetland is carried in with storm water from the developed areas upstream.  Pictures are shown below.

Parking and check-in for the cleanup will be at the parking lot for the Little League ball fields.  Volunteers will walk from there to the cleanup area.

The PW Dept of Parks, Recreation and Tourism will have staff on hand with utility vehicles to haul the collected trash back to a dumpster.

Location:  Veteran’s Park, 14300 Veteran’s Drive, Woodbridge VA, 22191

Time:  9:00 am to noon

Questions?  contact