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Fun Trail

Easy to follow, gets a little crowded on weekends of course, the further west you go the better the... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
Leesburg, Virginia
W&OD Trail

Very nice trail. Western end is in Purcellville. The Eastern end is in Alexandria area... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Purcellville, Virginia
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Easy to follow, gets a little crowded on weekends of course, the further west you go the better the scenery and less crowds!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Very nice trail. Western end is in Purcellville. The Eastern end is in Alexandria area. Approximately 44.5 mile trail. The Western End is well maintained. Nice paved path.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been running, jogging, and now walking on the W&OD trail, from Arlington all the way out To Purcellville for about 45 years. The trail has always been kept in decent shape and is used by pedestrians and cyclists alike. The scenery changes with the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Educational and informative, you won’t regret it. Well maintained trail and wonderful scenery that you’ll love.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

This is for the stretch of trail between Reston and Sterling, the only part of the trail I have biked. Pros: -It is paved and smooth -Not very hilly (relatively flat) -Coffee shops/cafes/stores along the route -Downtown Herndon features old trains and historical markers Cons:...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bbb421
Reviewed December 11, 2018

A well maintained trail through the farms and a few exurbs. Easy grades (old train line), great scenery, and shade trees, with restaurants, wineries and breweries within brief diversions from trail. A can't miss cycle

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Glenn J
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I love riding on the W&OD Trail. Good exercise! Park in Purcellville and ride the trail towards Leesburg. Just be careful for crazy car drivers at the road crossings.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Over 40 miles of beautiful Virginia scenery, the W&OD is a great venue for walking or riding. The trail is wide enough to accommodate groups in both directions (but be alert for people passing you on the left), and there are several spots along the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank h8bblvk
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I selected the hotel for my business trip due to its proximity to a "jogging trail" but did not know much more. The staff at the Springhill Suites in Herndon directed me to an access point - though they were not too familiar with the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mabramson
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is my go-to ride almost daily. The W&OD is a 45 mile paved rail trail from to Purcellville at the foot of the Blue Ridge to Arlington where it connects with the Four Mile Run or Custis Trails to the Mount Vernon Trail. One...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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