Rust Sanctuary

Visit a Nature Sanctuary and Manor House
Rust Sanctuary 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. 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

CURRENT STATUS:

Park gates and the parking lot is now open. The manor house and related areas are closed. The sanctuary is open for walking/hiking from dawn to dusk. Please use proper social distancing protocols when hiking/walking. Please take all trash with you when you leave. 

Rust Manor House at Rust Sanctuary is a partnership of the Nature Forward and NOVA Parks.

https://natureforward.org/visit/

Contact

Rust Sanctuary

802 Children's Center Road
Leesburg VA 20175
United States

Manager: Alexandra Gordon

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Volunteers

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 Alexandra Gordon at 703-669-0755 or email agordon@nvrpa.org.

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Reviews

68 acres of diverse habitat

Rust Sanctuary is 68 acres of diverse habitat right in the heart of Leesburg. With wonderful walking... Read more

Rust Sanctuary is 68 acres of diverse habitat right in the heart of Leesburg. With wonderful walking trail that have nice sitting benches, you can do some birding, nature exploration, and photography and more.

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by Anil S.

Nature preserve

Good size nature preserve in the heart of the southwest corner of Leesburg in between Loudoun County... Read more

Good size nature preserve in the heart of the southwest corner of Leesburg in between Loudoun County High School and the west Leesburg exit of route 7. Several trails snake through the woods and around the pond there. Historic manor house available for events such as weddings.

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by Steve C.

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