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Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD)

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What a great find a lovely trail for walking and biking through some beautiful areas

We came across this place by acciendt while taking an morning stroll from our hotel in the area... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Charlottesville, Virginia
Terrific Bike Path and Running trail

Having done seven marathons over the years and trained for numerous other events, the W&OD remains... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Richard R
Chantilly, United States
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4 Nov 2018
“What a great find a lovely trail for walking and biking through some beautiful areas”
17 Sep 2018
“Terrific Bike Path and Running trail”
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from Shirlington near I-395 to Purcellville in Loudoun County, Park Office: 21293 Smiths Switch Road, Ashburn, Virginia 20147, VA
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We came across this place by acciendt while taking an morning stroll from our hotel in the area. Turns out this path used to be the tracks for an old electric railway and it runs 45miles end ot end . The area we walked was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bvlynch
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Having done seven marathons over the years and trained for numerous other events, the W&OD remains my wife and my favorite training trail. We recently got to see the trail terminus at Purcellville on a weekend getaway for our birthday (same day for us). Purcellville...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This trail is maintained very well. I wish there were lights on the trail so it could be used at night. It would also be nice if there were a few more trash bins along the way to throw out dog poop. One of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Have been on this trail 100 times, love it every time. My son loves it too. We live in Arlington, I have taken all the way to leesburg but most of the time we go as far as Reston or use it to connect to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Scott W
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We rode today from Purcellville to Ashburn .the town of Purcellville is a quaint place. Loved the ride past farms, creeks, and mansions. Lots of people on the trail and you have to be careful especially when passing. I would love to ride the whole...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank debbiew544
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

The W&OD Trail is a fantastic resource for all to enjoy. Jus today we rode from Leesburg to Purcellville. just 11 miles each way. Ate Dinner at Magnolia's in P-ville. All this on a heat advisory day! plenty of shade along the tree lines route....More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Rhoffmann11
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We live close to this trail. It is a very nice trail for walking, biking, horse-riding, and jogging. Amazing to think that this trail can connect you to DC and places beyond. Cyclists get a great feel for the communities of Northern Virginia and can...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Phildigs
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Check with your hotel or online to find quick and easy access to the trails that are part of the W & OD park. These are well-used, often lighted, paved trails with larger park areas & playgrounds. Walk, jog, ride your bike, push a stroller,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank DS1Arlington
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic place for a long, or short bike ride. Go all the way to Purccelville and enjoy a meal at Magnolia. You can park at numerous places along the trail for a long or shout ride.

Thank Rhoffmann11
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I'm not from NoVa but we are considering the area to move our business and the family. I wanted to see the stretch between Leesburg and Purcellville and not just from Rt 7 business. Its interesting because despite the beautiful Virginia countryside and its classic...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Eglzfn
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