Curtis Memorial Park

A video showcasing the beautiful Curtis Memorial Park uploaded by SRD Speaks

Curtis Memorial Park is a local greenspace located in Virginia’s Fredericksburg/Stafford area. Just North of I-95, this park is a popular spot for many activities, including fishing, golfing, skateboarding, etc. The park has been open since 1975 and remains an active spot for many families to visit and enjoy.

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Curtis Memorial Park is a large greenspace located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The park has two sides. One side, currently open from 8 AM to 5 PM, houses many amenities such as an 18-hole golf course, an 18-hole disc golf course, a 5.5-mile trail,  a small skate park, a pool, and many more. The other entrance is open 24/7 for fishing purposes and has a boating ramp and fishing piers open to everyone. 

A few fun facts about the park include how the Curtis family donated their farmland to the county to be used for recreational purposes. It was then opened to the public in 1975. Some of their family member’s graves still remain on the site to this day.  

Curtis Lake is also one of the many man-made lakes in Virginia, as there are only two natural lakes.

The lake also has large amounts of standing timber, which provides the abundance of largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish populations with “structure” and many hiding spots to continue their reproduction without populations being threatened by anglers.

Acknowedgments

Information included in this video was provided by Curtis Memorial Park’s signage, The Virginia Department of Wildlife, and the Stafford County Parka and Recreation.

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