Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 449, Fairfax, Va 22035

Shannon Curtis,
Chief, Watershed Assessment Branch

Little Hunting Creek Watershed

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Little Hunting Creek is a 11-square-mile watershed located on the east side of Fairfax County and drains to the Potomac River.

Major Stream and Tributaries
Paul Spring Branch, North Branch and South Branch

Unique Features
The headwaters of Little Hunting Creek are located in Huntley Meadows Park. Much of the land in the Little Hunting Creek watershed was once owned by George Washington. The original name for his home was Little Hunting Creek Plantation, which was later changed to Mount Vernon.

Little Hunting Creek Watershed Management Plan

The Little Hunting Creek Watershed Management Plan was adopted by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Feb. 7, 2005.


Several projects have been completed or are under development from the watershed plan. Please see the project list website for a list of these projects

For additional information, please email the Stormwater Planning Division or call 703-324-5500, TTY 71