|Arriving and Parking
Drive to Occoquan and park the car. Free parking throughout town on
the roads plus a large parking area under the Rt 123 bridge in town.
Bike to Occoquan via Bike Rt 1 which is bike friendly. Easy access to all
ORC areas via bicycles, but note that the area is moderately hilly.
Arrive by boat, kayak or canoe. Public launch is located at the
Occoquan Regional park. See the park website for nominal fees. There
is also a public dock downtown Historic Occoquan on a first come first
serve basis. The dock is near Mamie Davis Park, adjacent to Madigan's
Public restrooms exist in Occoquan visitor's center which is open from
9am - 5pm and in the Occoquan Regional Park. The park is open from
dawn to dusk.
Information on the area
Visit Occoquan's visitor's center for more about Occoquan and the area.
For history visit the Occoquan Mill Museum.
Forgotten items or didn't want to pack much....or the spontaneous picnic
in the parks, in town or along the river. Several places offer carry out
gourmet food, snacks, drinks, beer or wine such as Mom's Apple Pie and
Tastefully Yours. The Blue Arbor Cafe offers prepared food "to go" to
make that picnic in Mamie Davis Park or on the pier something to
Fishing is a great way to spend a relaxing morning, day or evening. From
shore or boat...there are many places and opportunities. Forgot bait,
Mom's Apple Pie has a selection.
Visiting by boat
If visiting by boat, tie up to the town pier, near Mamie Davis park, and
adjacent to Madigan's Waterfront restaurant. There is limited pier space
available, so it is first come first serve.
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