Holmes Run Trail

 3 votes

4.0 Miles 6.5 Kilometers


Paved Path

17' 5 m

Ascent

-166' -50 m

Descent

191' 58 m

High

42' 13 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

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Update

Follow Holmes Run Creek on this winding trail.

Peter Magnuson

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek
Family Friendly: This is a good trail to bring the family as there are a number of places to stop at playgrounds, which could help break up a hike for the younger set.

Description

This trail has a little bit of everything--paved trails, crushed stone sections, bridge crossings, residential areas, woods, and more. It links up with the Cameron Run Park Trail and gives you quite an experience through Alexandria, VA. There are plenty of places to stop for a rest, a drink, or to play soccer as you pass through a number of park areas. It basically follows Holmes Run, which fills pretty quickly right after a storm.

This is a good trail to bring the family on as there are a number of places to stop at playgrounds, which could help break up a hike for the younger set.

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Jul 31, 2016
Jennifer Munoz
Started at Columbia pike trail head to the Beauregard & Sanger ave. intersection. Nice walk- good for running. Mostly shaded- lots of bikes on weekend 4.2mi — 1h 35m

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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in Alexandria

#2126

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in Alexandria

#57

in Virginia

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