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Fraser Preserve Audio Tour

Fairfax County, Virginia’s Fraser Preserve boasts about 110 species of birds, including the bald eagle, and 300 varieties of wildflowers. A short hike offers glimpses of the many natural habitats found in the Piedmont region: fast, clear streams, mature hardwood forests, steep rocky bluffs, springs and seeps, and various stages of old field succession. The terrain slopes down to the Potomac River, which forms the preserve's northern boundary.

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Getting Started

Visit the preserve page to plan your visit and then download the audio tour map (PDF). The numbers marked on the map correspond to the audio files in the tour.  Next, download the files to your mobile device.

Remember - some of our secluded preserves are spectacular, but you may not get cell service. We recommend you download the recordings and maps before you visit. Need a little help saving the files? Check out our step-by-step guide!

Downloadable Files (mp3 format)

1. Background Info

2. At the Gate

3. Wildlife

4. Before the Bridge

5. Large Fence

6. Info Sign

7. Canopy Gap

8. Tulip Poplar

9. Spicebush

10. Paw Paw

11. Re-route

12. Government Road

13. Colonial Pipe Line

14. Japanese Hops

15. Poison Hemlock

16. Birds Near the River

17. Black Walnut Tree

18. Vernal Pool

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