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Winchester - Warrenton Scenic Drive is a 40.2 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Winchester, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for scenic driving and is accessible year-round.

Length 40.2 mi Elevation gain 2,808 ft Route type Point to Point

Scenic driving

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Please note: this is a scenic driving route.

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Rose Lucas
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Why in the world would a hiking ap recommend a highway? No, you cannot walk this. This is NOT dog friendly. They need to remove this from the ap.

Cory May
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This is not a trail. It is a busy four lane highway with a 6” shoulder. The scenery is pretty.

Scott Densmore
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Scenic driving

When living locally in the 1990's and early 2000's, the small picturesque town of Paris was one of my favorite places in all of Northern Virginia. I loved exploring the area by way of US 50 and US 17. It is definitely a priority to properly hike Sky Meadows State Park on my next visit (and maybe spend a night at the Ashby Inn)!

Elena Tate
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Scenic driving

This route is usually uncrowded but too many people are finding out about it. Especially in the afternoon.

Alan Bourne
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Scenic driving

It is all part of a nice shortcut system we use from South-Eastern Virginia to Western Pennsylvania. Not only does it cut off miles but DC traffic. It is a pleasent ride with a little sight-seeing thrown in.