Frequently Asked Questions about Occoquan Regional Park

Occoquan Regional Park –Rules and Frequently Asked Questions

  • Park speed limit is 20 mph.
  • Parking is not permitted on the grass.  Please park in designated parking spaces only. 
  • The use of musical instruments, radios, other sound devices and amplified sound equipment is prohibited within the park.
  • Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in the park. 
  • No more than one 10x10 (maximum size) tent, canopy, table or other temporary structure is allowed.
  • Use of generators, personal grills, or cooking devices are prohibited. 
  • Shelters are available by reservation only.  Click here to find out more about shelter reservations. https://www.novaparks.com/parks/occoquan-regional-park/things-to-do/picnic-shelters
  • No amusement devices such as inflatables, rock walls, etc. are permitted. 
  • Pets must be on a leash at all times.
  • Swimming and diving are not permitted from park property. 
  • Please observe park hours of operation as they adjust throughout the year. 
  • Batting cage users must wear a helmet with face guard. 
  • Please refrain from fishing from the ramp and dock area.
  • Please help keep Occoquan clean by disposing of your pet waste, fishing line, and other trash in the appropriate receptacles.

Kite Flying Safety Information

  • Please only fly your kite in open field space away from park guests.
  • Kite fighting is prohibited.
  • Do not fly your kite near power lines, light poles, roads, parking areas, or park facilities.
  • Monofilament or metal/wire string is not allowed.
  • Please be sure to pick up and dispose of any broken kite string.  This can be a danger to animals and boat motors.

Ice Skating at Cameron Run Regional Park

Enjoy gliding on the ice at Cameron Run Regional Park, just minutes from Old Town Alexandria! Open weekends and holidays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., January 6-February 25. Tickets are only available for purchase online.