The Complete Guide To Hiking In Northern Virginia
Surrounded by parks, trails, and wildlife, Northern Virginia is perfect for those looking for outdoor adventures. From haunted paths to hit during spooky season to advanced mountain climbs for the true adrenaline junkies, the region offers so many options depending on your mood or season.
So, break out your hiking boots and pack plenty of snacks before you hit these trails with your friends, family, and pups.
Take to the pavement on one of these Northern Virginia biking and jogging trails for your next adventure.
With social distancing and hundreds of miles of hiking trails in the region, it’s time to reconnect with nature.
Here are our favorite trails through the woods, across streams, and up mountains, for everyone from birdwatchers to summit scalers.
Bundle up and take your workout outside.
Ray Pugsley, owner of Potomac River Running and a beloved figure in the local running community, tells us all his favorite and overlooked spots.
Maybe you were an avid hiker pre-kids. But even with that baby-in-a-backpack Bjorn made for hiking, sometimes you just need an easy trail. Here are five places the kids—and you—can stretch your legs worry-free.
Whether you’re looking for an easy stroll or a strenuous hike, there are hundreds of miles of trails to tackle in NoVA.
A list of Northern Virginia trails that offer fall foliage views, organized by county, including Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax.
After overindulging during the holiday season, jump-start your fitness goals by taking a winter hike with the whole family.
Need a breath of fresh air away from home? Practice social distancing and take a breather beyond the backyard with these local trails.
The wonderful parks and trails of Northern Virginia offer many options for families of babies wanting to explore nature this fall.
Put on your boots and pack your bag for a Halloween day hike at one of these haunted trails.
Start with a fall hike and end with a great drink with one of these Northern Virginia wineries or breweries.
Next time you plan on hitting the trails, make sure to bring along your furry friend for a fun day outdoors.
More than 400 species of birds call Virginia home. Here are three local parks perfect for both avid and beginner bird-watchers to spot as many as they can.
Have your daily walk include a gorgeous water view by stopping at one of these locations around NoVA.
These local, less crowded trails are calling your name as spring gets ready to make its entrance.
Extending across over 10 cities and towns, this 45-mile trail has some worthy stops along the way.
While many of the picturesque mountain range’s trails are currently closed as a result of COVID-19, there’s no harm in planning ahead with these must-know tips.
Get a change of scenery with these day trip hikes in and across Northern Virginia.
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