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Walking/Hiking Trails

Seneca Regional Park in Great Falls, VA

Seneca Regional Park is one of my favorite hiking spots in Fairfax County. You will find folks riding horses, mountain biking or hiking through the park. There are multiple signs throughout the park teaching patrons about the history of the park. The remaining portion of George Washington’s Potowmack Canal is also part of the parks … Continue reading »

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The Turner Farm in Great Falls, VA!

The Turner Farm is located in Great Falls, VA in Fairfax County. The 52-acre park was formerly a dairy farm and the land was saved from development in 1994. The park is very unique with the old Dairy Barn on the property and an Observatory that is run by The Analemma Society. This non-profit organization has … Continue reading »

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Great Falls Nike Park in Great Falls, VA!

Normally I don’t post parks that are part of schools but we hit up this park during the summer and the kids had a great time. Remember to use the playground during the week you’ll have to go after 3 p.m. School officials won’t allow you into the playground until after school hours. But during … Continue reading »

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Great Falls National Park in Great Falls, VA!

One of my favorite parks is in Fairfax County, Great Falls National Park in Great Falls, VA! The Potomac River runs over the steep rocks creating the falls. The falls can be seen from both VA or MD side of the Potomac River. My family loves to go and check out the falls at one of three … Continue reading »

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Riverbend Park in Great Falls, VA!

Riverbend Park in Great Falls, VA located in Fairfax County lies just above Great Falls National Park. In fact you can walk from Riverbend Park all the way to Great Falls National Park via the Potomac National Heritage Trail along the Potomac River. Unlike Great Falls where you pay a park fee Riverbend is a free … Continue reading »

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