Best Hiking Trails in the Washington, DC Area
Find hundreds of miles of great hiking trails in the Washington, DC area, including the best hiking trails in Maryland and Virginia,
Mount Vernon Trail – Northern Virginia’s Scenic Trail
The multi-use trail is nearly 18 miles long and offers wonderful views of the Potomac River and Washington DC’s famous landmarks. Read about the Mount Vernon Trail, learn about the points of interest along the way.
Top Hiking Books for the Washington, DC Area
The Washington, DC area has hundreds of miles of hiking trails within a short drive. These hiking guidebooks will help you plan a day of hiking or a weekend getaway in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.
Charity Walks in the Washington, DC Area
Charity Walks are a wonderful way to improve your own health and raise money for worthwhile Washington, DC area charities at the same time.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Walk
Each spring on the first Sunday in May, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge closes the eastbound span to traffic to let pedestrians walk the 4.5 miles across the bridge. Find here the schedule, where to park and more.
Billy Goat Trail - Hiking at Great Falls
The Billy Goat Trail at Great Falls offers spectacular scenery and is one of the most challenging hiking trails in the Washington DC area. The 4.7 mile trail runs along the Potomac River in Montgomery County, Maryland. See photos of the Billy Goat Trail and learn more.
Rail Trails in the Washington DC Capital Region
Learn about hiking along the rail trails in the Washington DC area including destinations in Maryland, Virginia and other locations within a short drive from Washington DC.