Oronoco Bay Park in Alexandria, Virginia

••• Oronoco Bay Park. Photo © City of Alexandria

Oronoco Bay Park is a 4.5-acre park located on the waterfront in Alexandria, Virginia. This historic area was inhabited by Indians in the mid 17th century and later owned by Standard Oil Company. In the 1980s, the City of Alexandria acquired the land and developed it into a park. Today, Oronoco Bay Park is a popular location for picnicking, walking, biking, and jogging. Festivals and special events are held in the park during the warmer months of the year.

Each summer, the community gathers here for the USA - Alexandria Birthday Celebration, to see fireworks and listen to a concert performed by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra.

Location

100 Madison St. Alexandria, Virginia.

The park is located at the northern end of Union Street along the Potomac River. Entrances to the park are at Madison St., Pendleton St., and Wythe Street Plaza.

Alexandria has several parks providing the opportunity to enjoy walking, picnicking, relaxing and participating in all kinds of sports activities.