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White’s Mill Trail

View This Trail The colonization of Northern Virginia proceeded slowly in the 17th and 18th centuries, usually along waterways as there was little to offer from the muddy pits and scant game paths that were available as roads. Even when waterways were not navigable, they were used for barge transport, irrigation and as power sources…
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Wildcat Mountain Trail

View This Trail Unfortunately, the trial is no longer open to the public.  For more information, click here.  3/8/17 If you’re driving south on Interstate 17 from Marshall towards Warrenton, you likely will appreciate the rolling green and forested hills to your right. These are a series of peaks with names like Broken Leg Mountain,…
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Warrenton Greenway Trail

View This Trail The Warrenton Greenway is the town’s central walking trail. Following the course of the Warrenton railway spur, a branch of the old Orange to Alexandria line completed in 1852, it follows a relatively straight, easy grade about 1.5 miles to the southeast through shady trees, across two bridges and three streets, to…
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Sky Meadows State Park Trail

View This Trail The Northwest area of Fauquier County holds some of the most breathtakingly beautiful, if sometimes more vertical walking. Here the highlands rise from lush, horse-filled valleys to form the eastern flank of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the picturesque villages of Paris, Upperville, and Middleburg may temp the visitor to imagine that…
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