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Gems in Northern Virginia - 3

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gem Favorite Great Falls is truly a magnificent place to hike or run.

Great Falls Overlook

(51) Great F…, VA
gem Favorite sunrise

Scott's Run Waterfall

(13) McLean, VA
gem Favorite Stone epitaph.

Portici Cemetery

(1) Sudley, VA

Recommended Routes in Northern Virginia - 32

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Favorite Great Falls is truly a magnificent place to hike or run.
Intermediate

Great Falls Park - South Loop

3.3 mi 5.3 km 201' Up 61.16 m Up 203' Down 61.8 m Down

Great F…, VA
Favorite Great Falls is truly a magnificent place to hike or run.
Easy

Short Overlook Loop

1.4 mi 2.2 km 26' Up 7.98 m Up 26' Down 7.78 m Down

Great F…, VA
Favorite Henry Hill -- Manassas National Battlefield Park
Easy/Intermediate

Second Battle of Manassas Trail

6.7 mi 10.8 km 282' Up 85.91 m Up 282' Down 86.03 m Down

Bull Run, VA
Favorite Henry Hill -- Manassas National Battlefield Park
Intermediate

First Battle of Manassas

5.2 mi 8.3 km 309' Up 94.19 m Up 309' Down 94.32 m Down

Bull Run, VA
Favorite Panorama shot from the shady bench.
Intermediate

Sky Meadows - East Side Trails Loop

4.0 mi 6.4 km 581' Up 177.15 m Up 582' Down 177.27 m Down

Shenand…, VA
Favorite Looking down the valley as we came down Piedmont Overlook
Intermediate/Difficult

Piedmont Overlook Loop

5.2 mi 8.4 km 969' Up 295.43 m Up 973' Down 296.45 m Down

Shenand…, VA
Favorite Boardwalk along the bay on the Bayview Trail
Easy/Intermediate

Mason Neck Marsh Loop

2.8 mi 4.5 km 81' Up 24.83 m Up 81' Down 24.83 m Down

Woodbridge, VA
Favorite The back road less traveled
Easy/Intermediate

Manassas Battlefield Bridle Trail Loop

10.8 mi 17.4 km 477' Up 145.24 m Up 477' Down 145.3 m Down

Bull Run, VA
Favorite Eagle nest in the trees to the left, eagles were gliding due to the stiff breeze off of the river.
Intermediate

Caledon West Side to the Marsh

7.1 mi 11.5 km 640' Up 194.96 m Up 641' Down 195.36 m Down

Dahlgren, VA

Northern Virginia Hiking

  • 718 Miles 1,156 Kilometers of Trail
  • 32 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 229 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 190 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern Virginia - 390

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46.3 mi 74.5 km #1W&OD Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Baileys Crossroads, VA
Easy/Intermediate
Baileys Crossroads, VA 15 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #2Dogue Creek
Easy
Franconia, VA
Easy
Franconia, VA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #3Cameron Run Park Trail
Easy
Rose Hill, VA
Easy
Rose Hill, VA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Backlick Run
Easy
Rose Hill, VA
Easy
Rose Hill, VA
1.8 mi 3.0 km #5Lost Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #6Rolling Meadows Trail
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #7Piedmont Overlook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Shenandoah Farms, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Shenandoah Farms, VA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #8Ambassador Whitehouse Trail
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #9North Ridge Trail
Difficult
Shenandoah Farms, VA
Difficult
Shenandoah Farms, VA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #10South Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA
Intermediate
Shenandoah Farms, VA

Photos of Northern Virginia - 394

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Great Falls panorama
Dec 28, 2014 near Great F…, VA
The rocky, cliff-top nature of River Trail.
Dec 28, 2014 near Great F…, VA
Beautiful views of the Potomac can be had from River Trail.
Dec 28, 2014 near Great F…, VA
Great Falls is truly a magnificent place to hike or run.
Dec 28, 2014 near Great F…, VA
Bumblebees on Milkweed in open field
Jul 19, 2017 near Haymarket, VA
Beautiful! Moss covered tree base and rock
Jul 19, 2017 near Haymarket, VA
A colorful Huntley Meadows evening
Sep 13, 2019 near Hybla V…, VA
A great night at Huntley Meadows for wildlife and landscape photography
Sep 13, 2019 near Hybla V…, VA