The Scout Trail (Blue Trail)

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The Scout Trail (Blue Trail) is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Sterling, Virginia that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
157 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

canoeing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

muddy

snow

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1 month ago

A nice hike in a populated area, nothing more.

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3 months ago

definitely an easy hike. in no way moderate but a great place to walk or bike

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4 months ago

The 6year old almost died do not try with fellow 6 year olds or younger but the 10 year old did great
Reviewed By The Greatest Hiker of all the 10 year old

4 months ago

4 months ago

walking
4 months ago

If we could catch a week without rain, this trail would be perfect. In roughly 1.5 hours I worked up a nice sweat!

hiking
5 months ago

Not as muddy this time around. Nice little hike for a warm evening.

hiking
6 months ago

Parts of trail were muddy. There were multiple forks in the trail (some of which weren't clearly marked). Nice trees and birds.

trail running
6 months ago