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Gerry Connolly Cross County Connector Trail (CCT) Intro & Segment 1
2 months ago

Gerry Connolly Cross County Connector Trail (CCT) Intro & Segment 1

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There is a little-known trail in Fairfax County that does an amazing thing; it connects the county from north to south, 40 miles in length. That trail is the Gerry …
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A Winter Wonderland for Dogs
5 months ago

A Winter Wonderland for Dogs

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by Angela Meyers

Though DC’s winters are not as harsh as those further north, things can get snowy, windy, and sometimes downright frigid in our nation’s capitol, making it a …
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The C&O Canal Trail at Whites Ferry
8 months ago

The C&O Canal Trail at Whites Ferry

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A peaceful trail you won’t forget … plus a ferry!

by Angela Meyers

This fall, we have the perfect plan for you to avoid the crowds and get some of …
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Windy Run Park and Nature Trail
12 months ago

Windy Run Park and Nature Trail

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By Carol Brooks

When I saw a park I’d never heard of, Windy Run Park, listed as a top vote-getter in the Arlington Magazine “Best Hiking Trail of 2016,” I …
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Blue Ridge Hike and Winery Adventure
1 year ago

Blue Ridge Hike and Winery Adventure

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By Carol Brooks

With moderate temperatures and fewer crowds, spring is the perfect time for you and your active dog to explore Virgina’s hiking trails and dog-friendly wineries. Doing something …
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Hit the Trail Close to Home
1 year ago

Hit the Trail Close to Home

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By Carol Brooks

If you’re looking for a dog-friendly hike close to home, try the Pimmit Run Trail in Mclean, VA, located between North Glebe Road and Maddux Lane. Winding …
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NOVADog Guide to Urban Hikes
2 years ago

NOVADog Guide to Urban Hikes

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By Angela Meyers

This issue we are focusing on an urban hike as a fun, interesting, and action-packed alternative to a traditional nature hike. As the fall temperatures cool down …
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Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Park
2 years ago

Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Park

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By Carol Brooks

Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Park, near Leesburg, VA, is the perfect getaway for an easy summer hike with your pup. Located on busy Edwards Ferry Road close …
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Fountainhead Park:  Bull Run Occoquan Trail
2 years ago

Fountainhead Park: Bull Run Occoquan Trail

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By Carol Brooks

Whether or not your dog’s exercise routine slipped over the winter, a trip to a nearby park will give you and your dog both a mental and …
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Winter Adventure
2 years ago

Winter Adventure

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By Carol Brooks

In the cold winter months, it can seem daunting to find fun outdoor activities for you and your dogs. But with a little planning, you can enjoy …
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