Linking Outdoor Recreation, Open Space & History at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and Nearby Communities
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This Making Connections report offers insights into the links between open space, outdoor recreation, and history at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and nearby communities. The report suggests opportunities for localities to leverage the national park in their midst by encouraging thoughtful development of recreational amenities, and discusses resulting benefits such as increased recreational opportunities for residents and tourists alike, and positive economic benefits. National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) intends Making Connections to be both a report and an invitation. Individuals, organizations, businesses, and the park all can benefit by getting more involved to value and connect more closely with what each contributes to the region.