The following reserves are owned and managed by the Virginia Outdoors Foundation on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia. To learn more about these properties, contact our Executive Office at (540) 347-7727.
- House Mountain Reserve, Rockbridge County: 876 acres located on and between Little House and Big House Mountains. This is a favorite area for hikers from local colleges and the surrounding areas and is managed cooperatively with Washington and Lee University, Virginia Military Institute, and the Rockbridge Area Conservation Council, a local conservation group.
- Blue Ball Mountain Reserve, Clarke County: 100 acres located just west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue Ball is a distinct geologic feature jutting into the landscape along the State Scenic Shenandoah River.
- Kohl’s Island Reserve, Northumberland County: 40 acres located at the confluence of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. This property is a sandy island and home to the federally endangered tiger beetle.
- Bull Run Mountain Natural Area Preserve, Fauquier and Prince William counties: 2,350 acres, the easternmost mountains in the state. The Bull Run Mountains comprise one of the largest, relatively intact and unfragmented natural landscapes east of the Blue Ridge in northern Virginia. Read more about the Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve here.