• Celebrate Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve Day on Sunday, Sept. 20th

        Photo of Entrance: by Ron Circé

        Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve is home to over 200 species spread across a 725+ acres of a vast rolling countryside including parts of Goose Creek, local forests, fields, and multiple streams & ponds.

        Open Meadow Hosting * Monarch Butterfly – Danaus plexippus * Photo by Frank Good

        On Sunday, September 20th, the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve will host an Open House from 11am-3pm and include many family-friendly activities and interactive demonstrations of:

        • Hay rides
        • Guided archaeological tours & nature walks
        • Bird-banding & monitoring
        • Stream monitoring
        • Live amphibians & reptiles
        • Native vs. Invasive plants
        • Rain Gardens
        • and much, much more!

        For a full list of activities, click here.

        Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve:
        21085 The Woods Road

        Leesburg, VA 20177

        Red-bellied Woodpecker – Melanerpes caroliniana

        Photo by Bruce Dale