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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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Cedar Creek Trail
by Qaisara Durani

5 Completed 1 Reviews

Very nice Hike but you do have to pay which kind of sucks cuz all those people making money have nothing to do with that actual natural attraction. The cavern I can understand them charging because of the maintenance and tour guide but still not worth $45 and I'm pretty sure the tour guide was spitting lies whole time but aside from that the view is great the walk is peaceful I remember a bunch of butterflies!

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Sharp Top
by Qaisara Durani

5 Completed 1 Reviews

Great view at the top and great exercise along the way. It is kinda of hard, especially on the legs, but not too bad if you're in shape!!! I recommend to anyone in the area.

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Sharp Top Trail
by Qaisara Durani

5 Completed 1 Reviews

Another favorite of mine, I loved the view at the very top and the empty house is a perfect place for the zombie apocalypse (just saying). The walk up is not the easiest,but it's definitely worth the work... One of times I was hiking on sharp top it was very early and my buddy James brought me along for a hike and it was pretty cloudy and when we got near the top, a shade fill over and it was really misty... Something like in a dream, it was really just the clouds passing I think, but still was great none the less..

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Devil's Marbleyard
by Qaisara Durani

5 Completed 1 Reviews

Very fun hike, a buddy of mine took me out there. After a nice warm up hike you reach the bottom of the "marble yard", from there you climb rocks and walk across the top of them with kind of an incline... Definitely one of the best hikes I have ever been on! The view at the top was perfect, I'm lucky to have seen it!

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Oldtown Stroll
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640 Completed 630 Reviews

This is kinda a nice wall-about if you don't mind the car noise. But I would rather be in the woods.

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Dark Hollow Falls Trail
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7 Completed 2 Reviews

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Bull Run Mountain Quarry Trail
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26 Completed 15 Reviews

Nice hike to the top with beautiful views once you get there. The day we went there were not a ton of people which made for a pleasant time. The buildings/ruins at the bottom were very interesting and this was a welcome retreat from busy Northern VA. Definitely worth the climb once you get to the rocks and can look down over the whole area, but not for you if you have a fear of heights. I would recommend this trail to anyone looking for a challenging walk that is a bit out of the ordinary. Its a great hike with out being so completely strenuous that you feel beat at the end of it.

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Molly Mitchell Trail
by Jason Ross

1 Completed 1 Reviews

It was a truly fun experience, me and my wife especially love the paddle boating...they were bit squeaky but it was still fun.

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Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge
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26 Completed 15 Reviews

Great park with lots of trails. Most seem to be a bit over a mile and really well maintained so they are easy to walk with little ones. There's lots of wildlife by the shore and some great teaching opportunities with kids who want to explore. Some of the trails by the beach are under construction currently so you can only go so far, but in low tide you can get across some of the sand and further down the beach that way.

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Scott's Run Nature Preserve
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25 Completed 3 Reviews

A nice moderate hike that has a waterfall and parallels the Potomac for the middle third. We completed in 90 minutes and added an extra .5 mile at the end to extend the hike a bit more than the map shows. Parking lot off of Georgetown Pike holds about 10 cars so suggest getting there early. There is an additional lot down the street we noticed also.

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