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Address: 43098 Edwards Ferry Rd, Leesburg, VA 20176-5114
Phone Number: +1 703-737-7800
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Nice place for families to have some outdoor fun with river, woods, and abandoned structures. However, don't expect out of world experience in any of these. This spot looks very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
2amitprakash
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place for families to have some outdoor fun with river, woods, and abandoned structures. However, don't expect out of world experience in any of these. This spot looks very popular among local photographers. You can find many of them with all props taking family portraits.

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Northern Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

You enter this site next to the well-preserved ruins of a Loudoun County farm. Each building is well-marked. The grounds are well cared for. I have been there several times and have been virtually alone each time. There is ample parking. No facilities.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Quiet, with a nice walk down to see the water. A couple of historical markers, Very pretty woods, with a main well-kept path and slightly more rustic side paths.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

I've been over there couple times - a really nice and not noisy/crowdy place to walk. I'd say it is a little bit wild though nice and really natural. Stay safe - watch where you step - there is a chance to meet snakes - never saw them in person though I know those who did - so a little... More 

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Sterling, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Love taking my two dogs here for walks through the woods. Nice and shady, which is perfect for hot days. You can take easy trails or opt for more challenging climbs. Nice view of the Potomac River at the overlook.

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Thank Maureen E
Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

Red Rock Overlook is a nice spot to drop by if you have an hour or so to kill, but not really an attraction beyond that. It's a very short walk through the woods (from the parking lot, down to the water). Its pretty, particularly at sunset, but difficult to get photos as the sunsets through the trees behind you,... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

This park has some building ruins of a farm from the late 1800's. It doesn't take long to see the carriage house, granary and well house. There are two trails to the Potomac River overlook (0.5 and 0.9 miles) which are use by a lot of joggers/runners. A very pleasant place in nice weather. Trails are muddy after rainfall.

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Thank VW49
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

I started my days adventure here and have to say I had a very good time. There were not a lot of people on the hiking trail, save a runner and a family with two small children and a dog. The historic builds at the parking area are very nice and give you a sense of the area you are... More 

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Leesburg, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

We went hiking here a couple of months ago. It is a nice, relaxing place to hike, as others have said. BUT We have an active 6 year old boy. (and this applies to anyone with small kids) You HAVE to keep a good watch on them. The trail down to the river is steep, un-groomed, and somewhat dangerous. When... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little park with all kinds of hiking trails intertwined throughout the park. You can hike up and down steep climbs, over bridges and make your way back to fantastic views of the Potomac.

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