Banshee Reeks is a Nature Preserve, which ensures that all of the plants, animals, habitats and cultural resources are protected.
- Family-friendly hiking: explore our 20 miles of trails on 695 acres.
- Catch and release fishing pond: Virginia state fishing license required for anglers 16 and older. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult with a Virginia state fishing license.
- Bikes and horses prohibited
- Dogs welcome: See details regarding dogs in parks below.
History, Trails and Background
Search & Register for Programs
- The third Saturday of each month is a Volunteer Day at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve.
- No registration is required.
- Help us by:
- Designing kiosk displays
- Invasive plant removal
- Maintenance of the pollinator garden and rain garden
- Native plant restoration
- Trail improvements
Dogs in Parks
Dogs are generally allowed in parks while on a physical leash and under the control of the owner, according to Chapter 612.13 of the Loudoun County Codified Ordinances; however, per Chapter 1092.21, there are certain areas within parks that dogs are prohibited. Please see the ordinance language Opens a New Window. for both 612.13 and 1092.21 for more details.
Contact the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve for more information.