Come and enjoy Monroe Park, open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. A baseball/softball field, football/soccer field, volleyball court, 2 horseshoe pits, and a marvelous playground are available year round for public use. The Prospector Pavilion is also available for rent and is a great place for a team picnic, family reunion, birthday party, or any other type of get-together. Contact the park office for more information.


14421 Gold Dust Parkway
Goldvein, VA 22720
PHONE: 540-752-5330
FAX: 540-752-5325
EMAIL: monroepark@fauquiercounty.gov


The Gold Mining Camp Museum is open year round Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, July 4, and Easter.

The Gold Panning Demonstration sluice is now closed for the winter. It will reopen in March. Please check back here for more information.

Weather permitting, gold panning demonstrations are held at 2 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday with an additional demonstration on Saturday at 10 a.m. These demonstrations are free to the public. Please be aware, all demonstrations are held in raised water tables containing local creek sand; there is no stream at the museum and park. Please see the "Special Events" section for more information.

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Perfect for a family reunion, birthday party, church social, sports team party, or any other type of get-together. The pavilion has picnic tables for up to 60 people and a large charcoal grill for you to use. At $70 for a half day (7am-2pm, 2pm-dusk) or $105 for a full day (7 am-dusk) it is also very reasonably priced. Reservations may be made up to a year in advance at the park or at any FCPRD office. The shelter does not have electricity, and alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

Inside view of the Prospector Pavilion Prospector Pavilion


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