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Learning to Walk Again
2 months ago

Learning to Walk Again

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By Christie Green

From the hilltop in our Winchester neighborhood, you can see a long, unobstructed stretch of the Blue Ridge Mountains some 20 miles away. That includes the pass …
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Meadowood: Pick Your Hike
5 months ago

Meadowood: Pick Your Hike

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By Angela Hazuda Meyers

 

The Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) is an 800-acre tract managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Meadowood’s …
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Hit the Trail: Anacostia River Trail Segment 2
8 months ago

Hit the Trail: Anacostia River Trail Segment 2

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By Angela Hazuda Meyers

This segment of the Anacostia River Trail is a wonderful 8 mile loop that starts on the East Bank Trail, heads south crosses the …
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Hit the {Water} Trail
11 months ago

Hit the {Water} Trail

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Paddle the Potomac: Around Roosevelt Island

By Angela Hazuda Meyers

For our inaugural “Hit the Water Trail” article, I chose to paddle around Roosevelt Island because it’s great for beginners …
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Anacostia Riverwalk Trail (Northern Segment)
1 year ago

Anacostia Riverwalk Trail (Northern Segment)

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By Angela Hazuda Meyers

Along with other recent developments along the Anacostia River, the outdoor trail system was improved, which bodes well for us springtime hikers. The Anacostia Riverwalk Trail …
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Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail
1 year ago

Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail

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Segment 4 (Final): Byron Avenue Park in Springfield to Occoquan Regional Park

By Angela Hazuda Meyers

Welcome to the fourth and final segment of the Cross County Trail! This last …
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Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail Segment 3
2 years ago

Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail Segment 3

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Thaiss Park in Fairfax to Byron Avenue Park in Springfield

By Angela Meyers

Welcome to the third segment of the Cross County Trail! This part of the hike covers nine …
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The C&O Canal Trail at Whites Ferry
2 years 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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Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail Segment 2: Lawyers Road in Reston to Thaiss Park in Fairfax
2 years ago

Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail Segment 2: Lawyers Road in Reston to Thaiss Park in Fairfax

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by Angela Meyers

Welcome to the second segment of the Cross County Trail! This part of the hike takes us from Reston to the City of Fairfax. Exploring this trail …
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Gerry Connolly Cross County Connector Trail (CCT) Intro & Segment 1
2 years 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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