Bull Run-Occoquan Trail A Suprise Only Minutes From Woodbridge Traffic

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Bull Run-Occoquan Trail Need a place to get away only a few minutes from Woodbridge VA? Then consider slipping away to the Bull Run-Occoquan Trail off of Old Yates Ford Road just across the Fairfax County line.

You can access the trail at multiple points but today we started just across the street from Bull Run Marina. This portion of the trail is just over 6 miles to reach Fountainhead Park.  If you don't want to go that far just head out along the Occoquan Reservoir for 30 minutes and then turn around and come back.

Occoquan Reservoir-Bull Run TrailMost of the way along the trail you will be walking next to the water and can catch a glimpse of local waterfowl, a deer or two and if you are lucky an eagle may be fishing in the reservoir as well.  The Bull Run-Occoquan Trail is maintained by the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club and is part of an 18 mile section of blazed trail that runs between Fountainhead Park and Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville VA.

For historians the trail passes the site of the original trestle of the Southern Railroad a critical site during the first major civil war battle and the ruins of electric generating plant for Clifton Virginia the first town in Fairfax County to have electricity.

The Bull Run-Occoquan Trail is just another reason why residents of Northern Virginia love living here.  Get out and enjoy it soon.



 

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Susanna Haynie
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We were stationed in Ft.Belvoir for 2 years and lived in Lorton - our family spent almost all our time in the area parks!

 

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Hannah-I'm always look for quick and close get aways in Northern Virginia.

February 10, 2012 08:28 AM
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Jackie-though we seem to be all roads and neighborhoods, the local counties and state have done a good job of setting aside parkland and trails for residents.

February 10, 2012 08:29 AM
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Kay-we have a number of trails around lakes and water.  It helps that I live on a river so I can walk by water everyday.

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Susanna-you likely walked many of the same trails I do on a regular basis.

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