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Take a few hours or a day to escape traffic and rountine!

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Would you like to discover Alexandria and the DC Area without the traffic headache? Take a few hours or a whole day to take in the beauty, fresh air and see the area from on top of a bicycle, from a pair of skates, or just your own two feet! For many, getting out from behind the wheel of our car, away from the work desk and life stresses can be a challenge, but regardless it’s a challenge that comes with big rewards of a healthier mind, body and spirit. It can be an adventure, a break from your normal routine or a time to relax on your way to work or play.

Discover some perks of living in this area that are fun, as well as educational. The following five trails offer a wide range of opportunity for exploring Alexandria and surrounding areas:

  1. Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail - Total length: 3.3 miles
  1. Holmes Run Trail - Total length: 4.1 miles
  1. Four Mile Run Trail - Total length: 6.2 miles
  1. Mt. Vernon Trail - Total length:18 miles
  1. Alexandria Heritage Trail -Total length: 23 miles

In and around Alexandria there are several trails that connect to neighboring communities. These trails are used by bikers and runners, commuters and recreational tourists as well as locals. They provide a way to get out of your car, a bus or a train to get back to nature and take a journey that gives you a fresh look at the beauty offered by the rich bounties of this historic and timeless county.

Find trails with maps and more info at:

Trail Link