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Riverside Preserve is the county's first river access to the Rappahannock offering a wide range of recreational opportunities across 196 acres. Amenities include fishing, canoe and kayak drop off access, picnicking and hiking trails.

Fishing Licenses

State license required for all persons age 16 or older who are fishing. Licenses may be purchased online at https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/licenses/

Permits
A permit is required for entrance into park Monday-Friday.  Please bring completed weekday permit application and method of payment to any FCPRD Community Center (Warrenton Community Center, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, Marshall Community Center) to finalize access.  Click here for permit.  

Rappahannock River
It is illegal for any person fishing tidal rivers to have river herring in their possession – this includes blueback herring and alewife. All river herring inadvertently caught by anglers must be immediately released back into the water.