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“Wonderful place to take a nice walking tour” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park

Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park
Ranked #15 of 76 things to do in Leesburg
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Lovettsville, Virginia, United States
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108 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Wonderful place to take a nice walking tour”
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.

Visited January 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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127 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“nice short trail”
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.

Visited August 2011
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2 Thank Mike T
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Herndon, Virginia
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice spot for a short hike!”
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.

Visited March 2012
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2 Thank Victoria F
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Philomont, Virginia
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59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Nice walk to the river in the middle of Leesburg ... well almost the middle of Leesburg”
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 hike down to the Potomac River. Great place.

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Houston, Texas
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65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Lots of wild animals - great for nature walk with kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Few people visit this park, and those who do are usually hikers, bird-watchers or other nature lovers. Because of this, the animals typically do not hide all day. We have seen deer, rabbits, gophers and even a fox!
The terrain is not so bad that a jogging stroller could not get around, but it will not make it all the way down to the river's edge.

Visited October 2011
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