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Old Rag Trail

Sperryville, VA

Old Rag Trail is an 7 mile round trip trail or 8.9 mile loop trail located near Sperryville, Virginia that features a river and is only recommended for serious hiker. The trail is primarily used for camping, hiking, rock climbing & walking and is accessible year-round.

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Cascades 66 Foot Waterfall Hike Trail
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25 Completed 3 Reviews

I would rate this 5 stars, if the trail and centerpiece waterfall weren't so crowded with people. I did this as a warm-up the day before the Andy Layne trail to Tinker's Cliff. The creek is beautiful...just get there early!

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Greenstone Self-Guiding Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great short hike for a family day/history day on the parkway!

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Great Falls National Park
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

This is a great set of trails in a very well run, hugely popular park. Note that HUGELY popular part. The amazing views and numerous activities (hiking, climbing, kayaking) attracts throngs of people, especially when the weather is nice. Head out early to avoid an hour-long line at the gate.

I hike/trail run a 2-hour loop from Swamp to Ridge to Difficult Run, then Ridge to River back to the Visitor Center. Great loop! Very dog-friendly.

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Dragon Tooth Trail
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25 Completed 3 Reviews

The geology at the top definitely makes the climb worthwhile. I put up my hammock and had a nap at the top.

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McAfee Knob - Appalachian Trail
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25 Completed 3 Reviews

i recommend entering this trail before/at sunrise to avoid crowds. The views are fantastic, and a photograph standing on the ledge over the Catawba Valley is mandatory!

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Tinker Cliffs/Andy Layne Trail -
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25 Completed 3 Reviews

I enjoyed this hike thoroughly. I didn't encounter other people until well into my descent. Prior to heading out, I read a number of reviews. What they failed to mention is how the laws of physics are distorted by the Andy Layne Trail. The climb is steady for about 100 miles, but the descent is only 3.8? Weird...

Just kidding of course, but be prepared for a long ascent. Wear sturdy boots and carry enough water to stay hydrated, as there isn't a water source (usable) between the trailhead and Tinker Cliffs. The views from the top are wonderful, and the ledge is long enough to accommodate lots of simultaneous visitors.

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Freedom Park Trails
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

I can't wait to go back to ride the trails in this park!!!! I highly recommend it.

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Poor Farm Park Trails
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

I really like these trails I went with one of my friends and we had a blast very challenging they got trails from easy to very difficult. The easy trails are very fun kids will enjoy it they hard trails are very difficult and very challenging I had to step off my bike and walk up several times.

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Shenandoah Woods
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Can anybody tell me how to get to this hike to start it? I'm new to the area so I really don't know my way around to much!
Please and Thank you

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Scott's Run Nature Preserve
by Joe Morgan

2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great place but too few trail markings for running. This app and the ability to follow the logged trail made things relatively easy. I did end up running/walking along the Potomac for an extra mile or so. It is really rocky and uneven but beautiful.

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