Rescue Reston is in its 12th year and stronger than ever thanks to actions taken by YOU.

"The Reston National Golf Course area should remain as open space forever." - Robert Simon, Founder of Reston, August 14, 2015

The legal case regarding the land use designation of Reston National Golf Course has made it clear: An investor bought into a golf course, and a golf course is what they have.

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Rescue Reston is a grassroots community organization that is committed to defending Reston's two golf courses which have land use designations of private recreation use, more specifically to remain as golf courses.

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Stay up to date on the issues, latest news and events from Rescue Reston.

Reston National / Hidden Creek Golf Courses SSPA Nomination

UPDATE In our newsletter of November 23, we mentioned  that BOTH golf courses had been nominated by their respective owners under the Site Specific Plan Amendment Process. At today's Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Walter Alcorn did NOT include either golf...

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Rescue Reston is thankful for our community & supporters

In the weeks since our 10th Anniversary for Open Space on October 15th, we’ve had the opportunity to reflect on how fortunate we are to have chosen Reston as our hometown. Whether you’ve lived here for decades or are a newcomer, the community of Reston provides ample...

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Continue Helping to Save Reston’s Open Space

Golf Courses by the Numbers

166 + 164

Golf Course Acres


Open Space Since


Reston National Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Course Since


Rescue Reston Supporters

Community Support

Rescue Reston is so pleased to have the support of the community! See what others have contributed!


The Kids of the 13th Fairway video!

Reston Association "Around Reston" Article

Reston’s Public Golf Course: Good for Wildlife, Too!
Article by Bill Burton with Photography by Ed Hass and Laurel Wanrow

Development/Environmental Song

Singer/Songwriter Chris Anderson shares her new release “Virginia” with our supporters. It rings true here in Reston.

“how your quiet manner eased my soul, Virginia, 
but there are others
watching you with bold desire.”