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Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park

43098 Edwards Ferry Rd., Leesburg, VA 20175
703 737-7800
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Ranked #12 of 50 Attractions in Leesburg
Type: Parks
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Leesburg, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We really love the great outdoors and discovery of our own back yard in what Loudoun has to offer. We are a growing community full of smiling people. And when you add your dogs to the picture it's even more fun. Great place for a walk.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

To back up the last post, my family and I did the entire white trail hike yesterday and the downed trees were not a problem. My eight year old had no problem stepping over any logs and they added to the experience as fun obstacles to jump over. And it was no problem for me with my 30-pound three year... More

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Kintbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I felt I ought to post this review after the recent negative review from the travellers who expressed shock at the state of the park due to fallen trees. I visited today, and walked the trails and experienced no particular difficulty despite heavy rain and thunderstorms over the past two days. As an experienced hiker, I found the state of... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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335 reviews 335 reviews
140 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My wife and I were shocked at the condition of this park. From the signs, it was renovated in 1983, but it appears that it hasn't been touched since. We stopped counting at 100 the number of downed trees, including many blocking the walking paths. We've never seen such complete neglect of a wonderful nature walk. The situation has now... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This small park has several miles of hiking within its wooded grounds. Several of the trails bring you down to the Potomac and there is a great overook perched high above ther river as well as a trail that runs at river level. All trails are family friendly and have only minor hills to contend with. It is very well... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I just had knee surgery so I was nervous to go on the trail, but I found it fairly level with the most hazardous thing being above ground roots once in awhile. It's a lovely trail with a nice bench at the end for sitting and looking at the beautiful Potomac River. The trees were beautiful with fall colors. The... More

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Lovettsville, Virginia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

take your time and you trip along the trails will be well rewarded. Wild flowers, wild life and river views all add to your experience.

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Ashburn,
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53 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

This place has a nice short trail loop that goes towards the Potomac River - nice views of the river from the overlook. You can hike down to the river if you want by following the trail. Good short hike.

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Herndon, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Red Rock is tucked into a bend on the Potomac River just outside Leesburg. It's got nice trails - with hills - that take you to a dramatic cliff overlooking the Potomac.

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Philomont, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

I remember when this place was REALLY in the middle of nowhere but still only about 2 miles from downtown Leesburg. The area around it has ground up a lot in the past 20-25 years. But the park itself is still a gem. Once you get on the trail you'll feel like you're in the wilderness. And it's a short... More

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