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Motts Run Reservoir Recreation Area is open Saturday, March 31 - October 31, 2019. Operating hours are Thursdays – Mondays from 7:00am - 7:00pm. Please note that the Reservoir is CLOSED on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (weather & water conditions permitting).
If the weather is questionable, call before coming (540) 786-8989. As a cost saving measure, when the weather is bad we reserve the right to close the reservoir early.
Located at 6600 River Rd. The 860-acre natural area, including the 160-acre reservoir, is a haven for fishing, canoeing, hiking, and picnicking. It also serves the residents of Fredericksburg and parts of Spotsylvania County with drinking water. The park features an orienteering course, nature center (open weekend afternoons only), over 4 miles of hiking trails, picnic tables and grills, and jon boat, canoe, and kayak rentals.
For more information on renting the park and shelter, read here or call the Parks, Recreation & Events office at 540-372-1086.