Celebrating 40 years at
Bull Run Mountains

VOF acquired the first parcels of the preserve in 1979. Today, it serves as a living laboratory for researchers and students in the backyard of our nation’s capital.


acres in Virginia protected.


miles of rivers and streams.


miles of hiking and biking trails.


acres conserved every hour since 1966.

Protect Your Land

Start here if you have open space that you would like to protect with help from the Virginia Outdoors Foundation.

Document Library

Applications, forms, guidelines, templates, newsletters, and other publications.

Board Meetings

See the dates and locations of upcoming meetings of the Board of Trustees and board committees.

Evergreen Cemetery earns national spotlight​

NBC Nightly News sent a crew to Richmond this summer to spend time with family, volunteers, and staff involved with the effort to restore this amazing monument and burial ground of Freedom's First Generation.

News & Features

Meet some of the people and land behind our work