Hiking Trails in Fairfax County

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Best Hiking Trails near me in Fairfax County

Riverbend Park

Most people go to Riverbend Park between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm on weekends and holidays. There may be long lines to get into the park during busy times. When the garden is complete, people won’t be able to get in until there are enough parking spaces. Website

Potomac-Heritage Trail

This is a pretty classic hike in the D.C. area. It’s not too steep, and the views of the river are good, though they’re probably better when it’s not winter. I wish there was a place to park besides Roosevelt island. Website

Bull Run-Occoquan Trail

In the U.S. state of Virginia, there is a trail called the Bull Run-Occoquan Trail. The Bull Run-Occoquan Trail was named a National Recreation Trail in 2006. Hikers and horseback riders can use it to explore more than 4,000 acres of beautiful woods. Website

Mason Neck State Park

Mason Neck State Park is in Fairfax County, which is in the state of Virginia. The park is on a peninsula. To the north is Pohick Bay, to the south is Belmont Bay, and to the east is the Potomac River. Bald eagles, great blue herons, ospreys, and many other types of wildlife live in the 1,814-acre park. Website

Great Falls Park

Great Falls Park is a small site run by the National Park Service in the U.S. state of Virginia. The park is on 800 acres along the Potomac River in northern Fairfax County. It is not connected to the George Washington Memorial Parkway, but it is an important part of it. Website

Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

Scott’s Run Nature Preserve is a nature preserve in the U.S. county of Fairfax, Virginia. It is in McLean, and to the south is Virginia State Route 193, to the east is Interstate 495, and to the north is the Potomac River. Website

Huntley Meadows Park

The park has a visitor center, an interpretive trail system, beaver-made wetland with a boardwalk, places to watch wildlife, and observation platforms. There is a lot of wildlife in the park, and it is known for attracting birds, amphibians, and plants that don’t live in the area very often. Website

Turkey Run Park

Turkey Run Park is 800 acres of meadows and forests where deer and wild turkeys roam. Visit Sky Meadow, the Ben Stout House, or the Brown-Forman Silo Center. Website