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Posted on: April 12, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Celebrate Earth Day with Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services

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Celebrate our planet at the Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) annual Earth Day Extravaganza on Saturday, April 222023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve.  

Residents are invited to learn about environmental issues through hands-on activities and nature-themed craftsparticipate in educational demonstrations and enjoy guided tours and family-friendly festival music and games while discovering ways to live more sustainably.  

The Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve is located at 21085 The Woods Road, Leesburg, and is a designated Virginia TreasureOnly a short drive from downtown Leesburg, the preserve is nestled alongside two miles of Goose Creek, a State Scenic River. The preserve’s 695 acres of forests, succession fields, ponds, and streams provide residents the chance to explore and experience the exceptional beauty of Loudoun’s natural habitats, wetlands, and waterways. 

The Earth Day Extravaganza will be hosted rain or shine. In the case of severe weather, cancellation notice will be posted on the Loudoun County website at and PRCS social media accounts. Available parking is limited; consider traveling as a group to the event.   

For more information on the Earth Day Extravaganza and other great PRCS events, visit 

Throughout the year, PRCS provides programs and spaces for environmental stewardship and fosters sustainability practices through conservation awareness and education. Learn more about PRCS’ facilities, parks, and programs at 


Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve Webpage

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