Grist Mill Park is a large park in Alexandria, VA on the east side Route 1. The big red Barn and Silo is easily visible from the road and parking lot. Around the barn are community garden plots and a off leash dog park. The 75-acre park also has baseball fields, soccer fields and basketball courts.
In addition to the sports facilities, the park has a large playground area equipped with large and small pieces of play equipment. There are restrooms in the form of porta potties near the parking lot. There are a few crushed stone paths around sports fields and a few hiking trails along the tree line towards the back and along the edges of the park.