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The Washington & Old Dominion Trail

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One of the best paved rail trails in the U.S

This is my go-to ride almost daily. The W&OD is a 45 mile paved rail trail from to Purcellville at... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Woodbridge, Virginia
Fantastic trail for biking, walking, rollerblading, etc.

This paved trail that extends 50 miles or so between DC and, well, whatever town is 50 miles west... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 7 September 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

Thank TrekRef
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This paved trail that extends 50 miles or so between DC and, well, whatever town is 50 miles west of DC, is excellent for walking, running, biking, rollerblading...I guess that's all I've seen people do so far (though there are signs that say to watch...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Trail was great for jogging. Relatively flat road and ideal for biking. Would recommend to beginners and expert bikers alike.

Thank jolee8866
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We rode from Sterling to Leesburg and back. The trail is marked along the way by local businesses who welcome you to come and visit them. These signs let you know .. quickly..what they have to offer and if they have restrooms. I found this...More

Thank Rtonrd
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I walk this trail continually. I can get to it just up the street from my house but I also drive to other stretches of it so I can enjoy new scenery. My husband rides it 19 miles round trip for work everyday. The trail...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to walk, bike, or run!! Trail is pretty flat with some hills...great for training. Some areas are next to water, too! There is also a mountain bike trail right next to the paved one!

Thank WallietheWalrus
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Amazing trail suited for bike and pedestrian alike. Hidden in a urban area between DC and IAD. Noted paved and non paved trails to accommodate the different requirements of bikes and pedestrians.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This is a very well maintained 45 mile paved route. I almost always see a volunteer surveying or fixing something along the route. Over the years, there have been constant improvements with countdown stop lights at the few major road crossings, repaving, and minor routing...More

Thank fred200099
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Well maintained with lots of amenities at regular intervals. Built with bikes in mind unlike some local trails, the hills are all moderate. It is a power line trail, but a very nice one.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We love to drive over to Leesburg from MD via White's Ferry to bike the section of the W & OD trail that goes west from Leesburg towards Purcellville. There is a slight rising grade on the outbound leg. Several road crossings are located within...More

Thank FMCMaryland
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