Fountainhead Regional Park

Fountainhead Regional Park is the starting point of the 18-miles long Bull Run – Occoquan Trail. The point-to-point trail is open only to pedestrians and equestrians and winds its way through five parks. The natural trail is completely rolling hills and can be fairly technical in many areas, with plenty of rocks and roots to navigate. The trail is heavily …

Washington DC: C&O Canal Trail

Stretching 185 miles from Western Maryland to Washington, D.C., the legendary C&O Canal Trail is an excellent resource for travelers in the D.C. area. The dirt and crushed gravel surface is not appropriate for high-end road bikes, but hybrid or mountain bikes are a great option. The ten miles of the trail that are closest to Washington D.C. are the …

Rock Creek Park

One of the District’s biggest and most loved parks, Rock Creek Park is operated by the National Parks Service and stretches from Maryland all the way through Northwestern Washington D.C. to the Potomac River. The park can be accessed from many different points in the city, but the main entrance is located at the Nature Center. To access the Nature …