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George Washington & Jefferson National Forests
Edinburgh Gap Rd, Millboro, VA 24460
540-265-5100
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Millboro
Type: Forests, National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Horseback riding, Hiking
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Owner description: Founded in 1917, this forest is the site of many recreational activities, including hiking, biking and fishing.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Lux!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

We only went through this forest, but it is worth to stop. Big old trees, little creeks and falls near the road. And it is for free - just stop for awhile and enjoy.

Visited October 2013
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Lusby
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116 reviews 116 reviews
40 attraction reviews
Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“This place is BEAUTIFUL!! Surprised more people don't come here!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We go camping here a couple of times every year - about a 4-5 hour trip from our home in Southern Maryland. It's breathtaking and very relaxing and it's free!! We are always surprised that not many people take advantage of our National Forests. Hey, you pay taxes on just about everything these days - why not get something back for your buck? Plenty of shady spots close to streams. Plenty of hiking and Harrisonburg, Va & Franklin, W. VA are not that far away if you want movies or restaurants. GREAT FREE VACATION SPOT!!!

Visited June 2013
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washington DC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Fantastic trails. Even better rock scramble!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This very large national forest is beautiful! Many trails to choose from ( including one for ATV's) We had a great hike on the Duncan's Knob Trail. At the top is a very large rock scramble that the kids really enjoyed. View at the top was gorgeous and there was lots of room up there to rest and explore before heading back down. Be careful to mind where you started the scramble, it can be a little tricky getting back on the trail when you are ready to head home. To the top of this trail and back (allowing for rest/getting a *little* lost) took four hours in all.

Great way to spend a Saturday.

One last tip, horses use these trails too, so watch your step!

Visited April 2013
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Roseland, Virginia
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“GW Forest”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Breathtaking scenery, a true American treasure. The roads and hiking trail are wonderful. Well worth the trip.

Visited April 2013
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Blacksburg, VA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

What else is there to say? Plenty of outdoor recreation for all interests!

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