This is an 8-mile out-and-back hike with about 800 feet of elevation gain.
The pace will be about 2.5 mile per hour, with breaks as needed. This hike is the southern portion of the Bull Run-Occoquan Trail. We will walk to the new bridge and back. There are restrooms near the parking lot but not on the trail.
We will meet at the trailhead. Please arrive by 9:15 AM so that we can leave promptly at 9:30 AM. The trail has some hills and could be muddy in places. Hiking poles and hiking shoes/boots are recommended. Please bring water and food. Check the weather report and dress accordingly. Layers recommended.
If you would like to bring a dog, please read the information at https://tinyurl.com/nvhcdogpolicy and call Dotty at least two days prior to the hike.
There is no entrance fee nor planned carpooling for this hike.