Rust Sanctuary

Visit a Nature Sanctuary and Manor House

Enjoy an equal mix of pristine nature and local history at Rust Sanctuary in Leesburg, Virginia. Walk 68 acres of wooded trails through unspoiled meadows and forests in the nature sanctuary. Register for the Fresh Air Kids Nature Program and other Audubon Naturalist Society courses to learn about local ecosystems, flora, and fauna. The sanctuary also features Rust Manor House, and a beautiful garden with majestic trees. Reserve Rust Manor House for your next wedding or community event.

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Opening Hours

The sanctuary is open from dawn to dusk daily.

Rust Manor House at Rust Sanctuary is a partnership of the Audubon Naturalist Society and NOVA Parks


Rust Sanctuary
802 Children's Center Road
Leesburg, VA 20175
United States

T 703-669-0755

Manager: Paul McCray

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Rust Sanctuary is looking for volunteers who would like to help maintain native gardens, take care of trails and help with the manor house.  If you can give some of your time to help care for this unique property, please call Paul McCray at  703-669-0755 or email

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