Category Archives: Trail Stories

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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Whitney State Forest

View This Trail Whitney State Forest is a great place for a short hike/walk or to prepare for more strenuous hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Conveniently located 2 miles outside of Warrenton, it is home to many deer and the occasional fox--seen once in a blue moon--but they are there. Users may even catch…
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Stafford Farm Trail

View This Trail To park, take the road to the Lord Fairfax Community College by the town dump and turn up College Street. At the back of the parking lot is a kiosk marking the trailhead. The trail here is gravel and goes off to the left on a fenced embankment. The Connector trail continues…
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