Summer Fun Index

Released by: Environment Virginia

In Virginia, summer fun means fishing, boating, swimming, or just relaxing by the water.
Here’s how Virginians use and enjoy our waterways, by the numbers:
Number of national parks with a waterway1 14
Visitors to national parks with waterways2 1.4 million
Number of state parks with a waterway3 34
Visitors to state parks with waterways 4 8.4 million
Number of summer camps offering water activities5 37
Number of registered boats6 264,379
Number of fishing licenses, tags, and permits7 742,478
Number of fishing licenses8 594,162