Celebrating 40 Years
at Bull Run Mountains

The Virginia Outdoors Foundation acquired its first parcel at Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve in 1979. Today, the preserve’s diverse ecology serves as a living laboratory for scientists and educators, and its trails are explored by thousands of visitors each year.


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.

Our View, Your Vision

Help us imagine a new future for Hayfields Reserve in Highland County by participating in or spreading word about our new Request for Interest.

News & Features

Meet some of the people and land behind our work