Tag: Pet Friendly Hike

Mary’s Rock

At just over 3 miles, Mary’s Rock is a short hike but yet manages to provides a good work out, offers expansive views from the summit, and is very pet-friendly. ROUTE SUMMARY The trailhead is at the end of the Meadow Spring parking area… Continue Reading “Mary’s Rock”

Roosevelt Island

Located immediately outside of the city and the Mount Vernon Trail, Roosevelt Island, a tribute to President Teddy Roosevelt, is a gem among the local outdoor spaces in the D.C. area. Parking for the island is right off the GW Parkway and the entrance… Continue Reading “Roosevelt Island”

Sugarloaf Mountain

The Mountain Loop Trail on Sugarloaf Mountain is a moderate, beautiful hike with a lot of gradual ups and downs.

West Side Trail

The West Side Trail at the National Arboretum is picturesque walk surrounded my trees, plants and open sky.

Little Schloss

Little Schloss is a challenging hike without the crowds and spectacular views.

Annapolis Rocks

Annapolis Rocks is a challenging but manageable introduction to hiking on the Appalachian Trail.

#Optoutside Day

#OptOutside in grief and gratitude

Nearby Adventure

Redefining Adventure Close to Home

McAfee Knob – Appalachian Trail, Virginia

This blog is called hiking misadventures for a reason! On our hike up McAfee Knob, the most photographed spot on the Appalachian Trail, I accidentally missed the turn for the AT and hiked up the fire road until the last 1.3 miles to the… Continue Reading “McAfee Knob – Appalachian Trail, Virginia”

Tibbet Knob

This short hike rewards you with some of the best panoramic views in the region.