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Recommended Routes in Mount Vernon - 2

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Favorite Boardwalk through the marsh on the Wetlands Trail
Easy

Accotink Creek Two Lookouts Loop

2.9 mi 4.7 km 31' Up 9.59 m Up 38' Down 11.45 m Down

Fort Be…, VA
Favorite Basin Overlook view.
Intermediate

Beaver Pond to Basin Overlook Out-and-Back

3.3 mi 5.3 km 114' Up 34.6 m Up 115' Down 34.9 m Down

Fort Be…, VA

Mount Vernon Hiking

  • 16 Miles 25 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 16 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mount Vernon - 18

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1.3 mi 2.0 km #1Potomac Heritage NST: Mount Vernon Section
Easy
Mount Vernon, VA
Easy
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0.8 mi 1.2 km #2Accotink Creek Trail
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #3Beaver Pond Loop Trail
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
0.5 mi 0.9 km #4Wetland Trail
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #5Great Blue Heron Trail
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #6McCarthy Loop Trail
Intermediate
Fort Belvoir, VA
Intermediate
Fort Belvoir, VA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #7Loop Trail
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
1.0 mi 1.5 km #8Basin Trail
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #9Pohick Loop Trail
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA
Easy
Fort Belvoir, VA

Photos of Mount Vernon - 28

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I surprised this red fox who was stopping by the creek for a drink.
Sep 10, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA
Looking out to the marsh from Accotink Creek Trail lookout point.
Sep 10, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA
View from the Marsh Overlook side trail
Sep 12, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA
Boardwalk through the marsh on the Wetlands Trail
Sep 12, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA
View up the Accotink Creek from just off the McCathy Loop Trail
Sep 12, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA
Wildflowers galore in the meadow.
Sep 12, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA
Looking out to the Accotink Bay
Sep 12, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA
Green Ribbon snake along the McCarty Loop
Sep 25, 2019 near Fort Be…, VA