Best trails in Alexandria

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Looking for a great trail near Alexandria, Virginia? AllTrails has 17 great running trails, hiking trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Seneca Creek State Park or Rosaryville State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Great Falls Park or Burke Lake Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 14 easy trails in Alexandria ranging from 0.7 to 7 miles and from 6 to 387 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Alexandria
Top trails (17)
#1 - Four Mile Run Trail
Alexandria, Virginia
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Length: 15.2 mi • Est. 6 h 28 m
Four Mile Run Trail is a 15.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Alexandria, Virginia that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for walking, runnShow more
#2 - Cedar Trail, Deer Trail, and Heron Trail Loop
Huntley Meadows Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 49 m
Metro Friendly Huntley Meadows Park ranks as one of the metro area's largest close-in parks. Whether you come to hike, wildlife watch, or simply to relax, Huntley Meadows Park will provide you with a Show more
#3 - Holmes Run Trail
Brook Valley Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
Please note portions of the trail are closed due to damage from Hurricane Lee. Current Detour: -NE on N Beauregard Street -Right on Sanger Ave -Cross over N Van Dorn Street to Richenbacher Ave -RigShow more
#4 - Mount Vernon Trail: Belle Haven to Dyke Marsh
Belle Haven Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Mount Vernon Trail: Belle Haven to Dyke Marsh is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Alexandria, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail isShow more
#5 - Belle Haven to Old Town
Alexandria, Virginia
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
Belle Haven to Old Town is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Alexandria, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#6 - Huntley Meadows Hike and Bike Trail
Huntley Meadows Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 57 m
Huntley Meadows Hike and Bike Trail is a 2.3 mile out and back trail located near Alexandria, Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number Show more
#7 - Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve Trail
Alexandria, Virginia
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 44 m
Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve Trail is a 1.8 mile out and back trail located near Alexandria, Virginia that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options.Show more
#8 - Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail
Alexandria, Virginia
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Alexandria, Virginia that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for walking and nature trips.Show more
#9 - Lake Thoreau Red Loop
Lake Thoreau
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 56 m
Lake Thoreau Red Loop is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Alexandria, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of Show more
#10 - Jones Point Lighthouse
Jones Point Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 17 m
A nice park trail past the lighthouse and under Woodrow Wilson BridgeShow more
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