The Brownsville Picnic Area TRACK Trail is an easy 0.4 mile loop featuring an open field, a wetland, and a woodland habitat, as well as views of Young's Branch. The TRACK Trail at the Brownsville Picnic Area provides a fun and educational experience with the goal of teaching families how they can become stewards of nature in their own backyards. This information can be found on exciting waysides located along the TRACK Trail, featuring the beloved characters Track and Kip!
The Brownsville Picnic Area has accessible restroom facilities, a covered pavilion with accessible picnic tables, and a 1/4-mile wheelchair accessible natural resource education trail. Kids and families are also able to visit a wheelchair accessible dock by way of the hard-surface loop trail that begins at the pavilion and restroom area and wanders through a variety of habitats.
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Adventures for Manassas National Battlefield - Brownsville Picnic Area
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The Brownsville Picninc Area TRACK Trail is located on William Centre Blvd., off of Groveton Road in Manassas National Battlefield Park.
The Henry Hill Visitor Center is located at:
6511 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20109
From Washington D.C. and Points East: Travel west on I-66 to Exit 47B, Route 234 North (Sudley Road). Proceed through the first traffic light. The entrance to the Henry Hill Visitors Center is on the right, just past the Northern Virginia Community College.
From Points North: Travel south on I-95 to the Capital Beltway (Route 495). Travel west towards Silver Springs, MD. Continue on the Beltway for approximately 10 miles, crossing the Potomac river into Virginia. Take the exit for I-66 west to Manassas. Take Exit 47B, Route 234 North (Sudley Road). Proceed through the first traffic light. The entrance to the Henry Hill Visitors Center is on the right, just past the Northern Virginia Community College.
From Points South: Travel north on I-95 to Exit 152, Route 234. Turn left at the traffic light on to Route 234 North (Sudley Road). Stay on Business Route 234 (do not take the by-pass) and travel for approximately 20 miles just beyond the city of Manassas. The entrance to the Henry Hill Visitors Center is located on the right, just past the entrance to the Northern Virginia Community College.
From Points West: Travel east on I-66 to Exit 47, Route 234 North (Sudley Road). Turn left on Route 234 and proceed through the first traffic light. The entrance to the Henry Hill Visitors Center is on the right, just past the Northern Virginia Community College.
The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.
The Manassas National Battlefield Brownsville Picnic Area TRACK Trail was made possible by a partnership formed between the National Park Service and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program. This project was financed in part by the National Park Service’s CONNECT TRAILS TO PARKS program, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System in 2018.