Belle Haven neighborhood offers a lot of green space and recreational facilities where the residents can go to enjoy the outdoors and unwind. Here are six parks located in and around the neighborhood.
Belle Haven Park & Marina- George Washington Memorial Parkway
This park has Mount Vernon trail passing through it where you can ride your bike, run, or even bird watch. There is also a marina where you can rent sailboats and enjoy sailing on the Potomac River. You can celebrate birthdays and even have a barbeque here.
Mount Vernon District Park & RECenter- 2017 Belle View Boulevard,
This county park and RECenter offers beautiful trails for walking/hiking, jogging, cycling, and dog walking. The recreational center in the park offers ice skating, an indoor pool, basketball/tennis courts, a fitness center, a sauna, and a hot tub.
Westgrove Dog Park- 6801 Fort Hunt Rd, Alexandria,
This is a well-kept dog park with lots of green space for dogs to run around and play. There is also water available with water bowls, doggy bags, and some tennis balls.
Mount Eagle Park- 5915 N Kings Hwy, Alexandria,
Great place to take the kids and the dogs to play on playground equipment, ride bikes, run the dogs or just hang out. There's a sand volleyball court, a playground for children, a flat field for soccer or football, picnic tables, and a Civil War-era fortification
Farrington Park- 2213 Farrington Ave,
This is a small neighborhood park with an amphibian themed playground for young children. Kids love playing on the giant frog and red-eared slider turtle.